Great Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

Habitat: Forests, Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Red/Pink, Blue/Violet

Attributes: Hummingbird attractor, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 60-120 cm (23-47 in)


The large red flowers are extremely showy making the plant recognizable by people and hummingbirds at a considerable distance. Few native plants have flowers of such intense colour.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email