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Lobelia pedunculata

Lobelia pedunculata

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

90cm

5cm

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Lobelia pedunculata Overview

This species produces small-leaves and is low-growing. In the spring and early summer it bears profuse, star-shaped, 5-petalled flowers which are mid-blue to white, sometimes purple. These are followed by small berries.

How to propagate Lobelia pedunculata

Division

Propagation is by division or seed in the autumn.

Seed

Other uses of Lobelia pedunculata

Grown for their mass of star-shaped flowers; it is suitable for rock gardens.