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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: two to three feet
Leaves: Other: Green with subtle red tinges.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

credit: Magnus Manske

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Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On September 28, 2013 Obtained plant
Merrifield - qty 2
jg0613 On September 13, 2018 Miscellaneous Event
I lost the plants I originally had, not all at once but one at a time. This year I purchased 4 new plants and planted them in ground in s different location- more level and with aome morning sun then shade the rest of the day. They have all done well so far.
jg0613 On August 20, 2015 Bloomed
Date approx. All 4 plants growing well and all have multiple blooms.
jg0613 On July 15, 2015 Obtained plant
Obtained total of 4 plants from 2 separate shippings from Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek. All planted in ground in backyard N fenced section in shady bed N of detached garage.
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Lobelia or weed? by jaffa Aug 14, 2016 11:45 AM 0

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