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Lobelia laxiflora

Classification

Order: Campanulales
   Family: Campanulaceae
            Genus: Lobelia
                        Specie: Lobelia laxiflora

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Moist, fertile, well-drained soil

Features: Lance-shaped leaves; spikes of tubular, scarlet, yellow-tipped flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Tubs

Zones: 9-11

Description: This species is native from southern Arizona in the USA through Mexico south to Colombia, and is found in oak and pine forests. It is a variable species with a shrubby habit to 3 ft (1 m) high. It has pointed lance-shaped leaves and in summer bears spikes

Growth Habit: Shrubby branching habit

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