The Great Blue Lobelia is a native wildflower that has tall clusters of bright blue-purple flowers. It is a perennial and it grows well in medium to wet soils and in areas that are in part shade. The flowers are pollinated by bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Hardy in zones 4-8.
Growing Instructions for the Great Blue Lobelia
The seeds can be sown at any time of the year but the germination is improved with a period of cold temperatures to break their dormancy. 1. Put the seeds in a ziplock bag. 3. Put the bag in the refrigerator and leave it there for 30-60 days. 4. The seeds like moist soil. Put some soil in a pot. 5. Sow the seeds on the surface of the soil and press them into the soil. The seeds need light to germinate. 7. Water the soil. The seeds germinate in 2-3 weeks.