Devil's Tobacco



Height: 3'-6'+ (1-2m+)
Flowering Time: Summer
Flower Colour: Red

Botanical Classification:


Angiospermae (Angiosperms)
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons)
Superorder: Asteridae (Daisy Superorder)
Order: Campanulales (Bellflower Order)
Family: Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)
Genus: Lobelia
Species: tupa
Lobelia tupa

Lobelia tupa is not a very well-known plant, but it is a good plant for the back of a border, reaching a height of 3-6 feet, with a stout stem and tough felted grey leaves. In summer, it bears long terminal spikes of unusual deep brick red spiky flowers with prominent white stamens.

This Plant is POISONOUS


Harvesting and Growing from Seed:

Outside (29 days)
Deno (24 days)
Inside (13 days)
Propagator (11 days)
Seed Pod The seed pod is a round capsule with a long beak.

Seed The seeds are tiny brown balls. There are many seeds in a seed pod.

Seedling The seedleaves are pointed. The first true leaves are also pointed.

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