Spiked Lobelia (Lobelia spicata)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 6 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: 2 months at 40 degrees
Depth to plant seed: Seed is tiny. Do not cover with soil; keep moist.
Suitable for wintersowing
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees

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