Is this Lobelia?

anita55(zone 6 NY)August 16, 2010

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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

It does seem to have that "irregular" flower like other lobelias. I saw some lobelia while hiking to today - though not the same as your plant. I found a number of Lobelia siphilitica (great lobelia) in bloom. While the flowers of the great lobelia are much larger and a more intense blue, it has same flower shape and has a similar leaf shape to your plant. I would suspect your plant is Indian Tobacco (L. inflata).


    Bookmark   August 16, 2010 at 10:20PM
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anita55(zone 6 NY)

Thank you. that is what I thought it might be. Can I take the seeds from this and just plant them where I would like them?

    Bookmark   August 17, 2010 at 7:34AM
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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Check out Prairie Moon for germination instructions...


Here is a link that might be useful: Prairie Moon - Indian Tobacco

    Bookmark   August 17, 2010 at 9:15AM
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