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Lobelia  kalmii L.   
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FamilyCAMPANULACEAE
Genus species var.Lobelia  kalmii L. 
SynonymsLobelia pedunculata Sims
 Lobelia simsii Sweet
 Lobelia thunbergii Sweet
Territory
grassland
Description basal leaves spathulate to obovate, stem leaves linear, flowers to 15mm long in lax raceme or panicle, lower lip white variegate
Size15-50cm
Colorpale blue
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1 month, 18-24°C
division in spring and fall; basal cuttings in spring
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
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