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Lobelia laxiflora

Mexican Lobelia

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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Lobelia laxiflora
Principal Common Name Mexican Lobelia
Common Name(s)
Description A small shrubby plant with tubular orange-red flowers that can grow in the most neglected garden.
General Comments This plant spreads by underground rootstock and can be invasive. Survives on very little water.
Nativity Arizona, Mexico
Height Range 3 - 0 FT
Spread Range 3 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 7 : 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Medium Green
Leaf Texture
Form Shrub
Flower Color Orange-red
Flower Time Summer : Fall
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Any
Watering Preferences None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Drought tolerant : Flower : Heat Tolerant

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