Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Great Blue Lobelia

Great Blue Lobelia

Lobelia siphilitica

Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level, most soils including clay, acidic to neutral pH.   2-3’ ft. height, late summer bloomer, violet blue flowers, may self-seed under optimum conditions.

Germination Code:  C(60), D

Native Region:  Statewide

Showy flowers. This plant primarily occurs in wetlands in Tennessee.  Needs constant moisture so does better in part shade if planted in a garden setting.

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