A superlative focal point that blooms all summer long.
This gorgeous and architectural Chilean native lobelia rises to heights of six feet with creamy greyish green foliage and luscious lipstick red tubular flowers that last for ages and ages. Lobelia tupa is a plant I wouldn’t be without in my own garden.
Common Name: Devil’s Tobacco
Family: Campanulaceae (The Bellflower Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Wooded slopes, in the open and amongst shrubs.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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