Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)
A blue blooming native lobelia that takes a wide range of sun. Particularly at home on woodland edges, it naturalizes well in established plantings without forming dense colonies.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic
Soil Type: Loam
Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Aug-Sep
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract mainly long-tongued bees, but also hummingbirds and large butterflies. Hosts the pink-washed looper moth. Toxic foliage generally deters browsing, but may be lightly browsed by deer.