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Lobelia tupa, commonly known as Devil’s Tobacco or Tupa, is a striking perennial plant belonging to the Lobeliaceae family.

The plant has a long history of medicinal use, relating to its name. I encourage you to research the vast and interesting history of this plant.

Lobelia tupa is known for its imposing stature, growing up to 6 to 8 feet tall, making it a notable presence in the garden. The plant has lance-shaped leaves that are dark green in color and can grow up to 12 inches long. The flowers are the highlight of Lobelia tupa, with dense spikes of tubular, red-orange blossoms that attract pollinators such as bees and hummingbirds.

Cultivation and Landscape Use:

Lobelia tupa is a popular choice for ornamental gardens due to its dramatic appearance and vibrant flowers. It prefers full sunlight to partial shade and well-drained soil. The plant is relatively low-maintenance, making it suitable for both experienced and novice gardeners.

Perennial zones 7-9

The seeds typically do not require cold stratification, however, if germination does not occur after 4 weeks, place the pots in sealed plastic bags and refrigerate for 4 weeks.

This is for 50 seeds

Devil’s Tobacco Seeds, Lobelia Tupa

SKU: LO2350

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