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Lobelia tomentosa

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Family:
Campanulaceae (The Bellflower Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and Southern Africa
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
1 foot high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
flower gardens
Flowering Season:
Summer
Flower Color:
Bright blue
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 20-25 degrees F.
Rounded cushion of narrow leaves reaches about 6 inches; spikes of blue or pink flowers form a bright cloud all around the foliage in summer and early fall.