520-299-9471     
Open Daily! Mon-Fri: 7am-5pm - Sat & Sun: 8:30am - 5pm
Gift Cards      Poinsettias     
 

Lobelia laxiflora (Loose-flowered Lobelia)

Lobelia laxiflora
Loose-flowered Lobelia

This native of southern Arizona, Mexico and Central America grows along stream beds and in canyons. Long, narrow green leaves provide a lush feel in oasis zones and around water features. This perennial blooms from spring through fall with loose clusters of red tubular flowers that attract hummingbirds. Provide some protection from afternoon sun, and provide moderate to ample irrigation. Remove frost-damaged foliage in the early spring. Plant regrow quickly from underground stems.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs Low, Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Red, Orange
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 1' - 2' (ft)
Spread 2' - 3' (ft)
Spacing 3' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Cut Flowers, Hanging Baskets, Mass Planting, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought, Heat, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

Back to Plant Catalog

This catalog is for reference purposes only. All plants may not be available at all times in the nursery. Please check with our store for current availability.