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Photo unavailable LOBELIA 'Bella Oceano'
Bella Series Lobelia

Annual or Tender Perennial: The Bella series features dainty blms from spring to fall. It brings an extremely fine & delicate texture to the garden & should be used to full effect. Great as a ground cover, in borders, spilling over pots, hanging baskets, rock gardens & window boxes. Easy to grow. Very heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Exp.: full sun/pt shade. Blms: spring-fall. Blm color: royal blue w/wht eye. Water: mod. Ht.: 6-8". Spd.: 8-12". Z10.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA excelsa
Chilean Lobelia, Devil's Tobacco

Shrub: Evergreen. A large, rare & exotic variety native to Chile. Vigorous grower w/very little care or attention, will withstand drought, heat, fog & salty ocean air w/minimal damage. Profuse bloomer that produces showy clusters of tubular orng-red flwrs in spring-fall. Good screen or hedge plant. Attracts hummers. Can be pruned heavily to control size & shape. Height: 4-6'. Width: 3-5'. Exp: sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z9.

LOBELIA laxiflora, Mexican Lobelia LOBELIA laxiflora
Mexican Lobelia

Perennial: Fairly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border and container plant. Nice cut flower. Nearly ever blooming in coastal areas, summer blooming elsewhere. Bloom color: orange red. Height: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/moist (can endure bog sites). USDA Z9.

LOBELIA laxiflora, Mexican Lobelia LOBELIA laxiflora
Mexican Lobelia

Perennial: Fairly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border and container plant. Nice cut flower. Nearly ever blooming in coastal areas, summer blooming elsewhere. Bloom color: orange red. Height: 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/moist (can endure bog sites). USDA Z9.

LOBELIA laxiflora x linearis 'Helen Ewart', LOBELIA laxiflora x linearis 'Helen Ewart'

Perennial: Given to us by local plantsman Dan Lozano. This is an upright form of Lobelia spp. without the running characteristics of laxiflora. Fairly drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border & container plant. Nice cut flower. Nearly ever blooming in coastal areas, summer blooming elsewhere. Bloom color: orange w/red spots in the middle. Ht: 2-3 feet (sun), 3-4 feet (shade). Exp.: sun-shade. Water: mod. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA siphilitica
Great Lobelia, Cardinal Floweer

Perennial: Clump-former with tubular flowers. Good border, container and cut flower plant. Native to eastern United States. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: late summer and autumn. Bloom color: blue. Size: 24-36" x 18". Exposure: part shade. Water: moist (resents wet conditions in winter). Bog tolerant. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA tupa
Devil's Tobacco

Perennial: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. An unusual form from Chile with 2-lipped flowers and gray-green lightly felted foliage. Doesn't resemble typical Lobelias. Attracts hummingbirds. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: scarlet to deep dull scarlet with red-purple stems. Size: 6-8' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable LOBELIA tupa
Devil's Tobacco

Perennial: Deer resistant. Bog tolerant. An unusual form from Chile with 2-lipped flowers and gray-green lightly felted foliage. Doesn't resemble typical Lobelias. Attracts hummingbirds. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: scarlet to deep dull scarlet with red-purple stems. Size: 6-8' x 3-4'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z8.

LOBULARIA maritima 'White Stream', Sweet Alysumm LOBULARIA maritima 'White Stream'
Sweet Alysumm

Annual of Tender Perennial: Great as a ground cover, in boders, pots, hanging baskets, rock gardens and window boxes. Easy to grow with very fragrant honey scented flowers. Very heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Grow in full sun or part shade. Bloom time: spring - fall. Bloom color: white. Water: moderate. Height: 8-12". Spread: 12-15" USDA Z10.

LOBULARIA maritima 'White Stream', Sweet Alysumm LOBULARIA maritima 'White Stream'
Sweet Alysumm

Annual of Tender Perennial: Great as a ground cover, in boders, pots, hanging baskets, rock gardens and window boxes. Easy to grow with very fragrant honey scented flowers. Very heat tolerant. Attracts butterflies. Grow in full sun or part shade. Bloom time: spring - fall. Bloom color: white. Water: moderate. Height: 8-12". Spread: 12-15" USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable LOTUS berthelotii
Parrot's Beak, Coral Gem

Subshrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good for hanging baskets, containers, ground cover or to let cascade over a wall. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: scarlet. Height: 12 inches. Trailing 2-3 foot long stems. Exposure: sun/part shade. Moderate water. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable LOTUS bertholetti 'Red'
Parrot’s Beak

Subshrub: Evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good for hanging baskets, containers, ground cover or to let cascade over a wall. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: red. Height: 12 inches. Trailing 2-3 foot long stems. Exposure: sun/part shade. Moderate water. USDA Z10.

LOTUS maculatus 'Gold Flash', Trefoil LOTUS maculatus 'Gold Flash'
Trefoil

Perennial: Good for hanging baskets, rock gardens, containers, ground cover and on banks. Very showy and adds a tropical look to your garden. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: gold with red tips-unusual shape. Height: 12 inches. Trailing growth habit. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z10.

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA congestiflora 'Persian Chocolate'
Dense-flowered Loosestrife

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Mat forming ground cover with purple foliage and loads of flowers. Good ground cover, hanging basket, container and ground cover plant. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: gold. Height: 2-6 inches. Width: 3 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6-9. PPAF

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA nummularia 'Aurea'
Creeping Jenny/Charlie, Moneywort

Perennial: Deer resistant. Coast tolerant. Evergreen ground cover, container and hanging basket plant-will spill over walls. Does well near streams. Attractive golden-yellow foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 3-5 inches. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: shade. Water: moist. Bog tolerant. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA nummularia 'Aurea'
Creeping Jenny/Charlie, Moneywort

Perennial: Deer resistant. Coast tolerant. Evergreen ground cover, container and hanging basket plant-will spill over walls. Does well near streams. Attractive golden-yellow foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 3-5 inches. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: shade. Water: moist. Bog tolerant. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA nummularia 'Goldilocks'
Creeping Jenny/Charlie, Moneywort

Perennial: Deer resistant. Coast tolerant. Evergreen ground cover, container and hanging basket plant-will spill over walls. Does well near streams. Attractive greenish gold foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 2-4 inches. Width: 2-3 feet. Exposure: sun/shade. Water: moist. Bog tolerant. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable LYSIMACHIA nummularia 'Green'
Creeping Jenny, Green Moneywort

Perennial: Deer resistant. Coast tolerant. Evergreen ground cover, container and hanging basket plant-will spill over walls. Does well near streams. Attractive bright green foliage. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: yellow. Height: 2-4 inches. Width: 2 feet. Exposure: shade. Water: moist. Bog tolerant. USDA Z4.

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