Missouri Wildflower Guide


Brown September, smiling, stands,
Chieftain of the Romany bands
Of the Fall --a gypsy crew,
Glimmering in lobelia-blue,
Gold and scarlet down the lands.

 

From "The Dance of Summer" by Madison Cawein

 

 

 

 

 

Great Lobelia

(This page is incomplete.)

 

  • Bloom Time

    Aug-Oct

     

  • Habit

    Herbaceous

     

  • Height

    To 3 feet

     

  • Longevity

    Perennial

     

  • Leaf Size

    2-6 inches

     

  • Leaf Arrangement

    Alternate