Tag Archives: Lobelia siphilitica

Word of the Week: Bilabiate

bilabiate [ bahy-ley-bee-it, -eyt ] adjective: having two lips     The first recorded use of the word bilabiate was in 1720, with the meaning still used today. In botany, the term is applied to flowers having long, narrow, tubular … Continue reading

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Simpson Gardens Roundup: A Season of Renovation

Have you ever looked around your yard and thought that it was time to shake things up and reinvigorate the garden? Maybe you will benefit from the experience of the dedicated team at Simpson Gardens, who have spent the last year working hard on renewal of the garden. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Lobelia siphilitica (Great Blue Lobelia)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Lobelias can be impressive, especially when dozens are growing together.    Showy blue flowers are held on long flower stems and loved by hummingbirds and butterflies. Continue reading

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