Lobelia spicata

Lobelia spicata


Pale Spiked Lobelia Categories: ,


Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 6 inches – 3 feet
Color: Lavender
Bloom: June – August

More details:

Suggested Uses: Pale Spiked Lobelia is an excellent low-growing wildflower for well-drained areas of wildflower gardens and shoreline restorations.  Grows well in sandy soils. This plant has wonderfully delicate pale lavender flowers which bloom up one central stem!

Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the contiguous U.S.

Pollinators: Hummingbirds, bees and butterflies!

Flowers: The 1/3″ – 1/2″ flowers have 2 lips and bloom on a long slender spike.

Leaves: The alternate leaves are oblong and sometimes rough on the edges (margins).

Name: The genus “Lobelia” is named for Matthias von Lobel, a 16th-century Flemish herbalist.

Other Names: Palespike Lobelia

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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