Lobelia siphilitica 'Great Blue'

Native Prairie Plant

Photo courtesy of Greenleaf Nursery

  • Deep blue flowers borne in leafy spikes
  • Irregularly toothed foliage
  • Native prairie plant
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

The perfect plant for damp locations.  Lobelia will easily adapt to 'wet feet' but can also tolerate well-drained soils.  Thrives in full sun when soil is moist. Plant in part shade when placed in dry soil. Deadheading spent blooms may promote reblooming.

Height: 36 in
Spacing: 24 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue
Zone: 4-9
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Border or Bed
  • Native
  • Focal Point

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Wet Soil/Wetlands
  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water
  • Water Garden