x gerardii Vedrariensis
One of the best Lobelias. Likes to be in quite wet ground, Ideal by a pond or in bog garden plant with Monarda( bergamot) and other suggestions see below. Useful in shaed sites.
Sturdy spikes of stunning violet-blue flowers are borne in abundance throughout summer above dark green leaves often suffused with red. Excellent waterside plant and ideal for the herbaceous border.
Height and Spread: 75-120cm x 30cm(30-48 in x 12 in).
Position: Needs rich, continuously moist soil in sun or partial shade.
Plant care: Water well before planting and keep moist.
You can creat a fantasic effect by using several differant
Lobelias, Astilbe, Hostas, Lysimachia.
Foliage colour red green. Hardy. Planting instructions Water thoroughly before planting.
See also: Gunnera, Rheum, Iris, Lobelia