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botanical name:
Lobelia laxiflora var. angustifolia
Lobelia laxiflora var. angustifolia © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Giant lobelia
synonyms:  Lobelia laxiflora 'Angustifolia'
family:  Campanulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red & yellow
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Subshrubby, rhizomatous perennial with arching, red-tinted stems and linear, toothed leaves. Tubular, 2-lipped, semi-pendent, red and yellow flowers in summer.

Sheltered spot in full sun with free draining soil.

other notes:
From Mexico and Arizona, USA.
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