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Plant description:

Mat-forming and fast-growing, with glossy green leaves and bright blue flowers. Thrives in damp areas. Shade-loving L. cuneifolia (Tsitsikamma lobelia), is flat-growing, with masses of light blue flowers; L. flaccida, flat-growing, bears blue flowers for a long period in sun or shade; L. richardii, a spreading, perennial ground cover with light blue flowers, is ideal for window boxes and hanging baskets. Different species can be perennials or annuals

Synonym: Lobelia alata

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Botanical name

Lobelia anceps

Plant Care



Bears bright blue flowers.

Common name(s)

Angled lobelia



Plant with glossy green leaves.

Growth rate


Interesting info

Thrives in damp areas.

Bears bright blue flowers.

Plant with glossy green leaves.

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