Common name: Devil's tobacco, tabaco del diablo
Lobelia tupa is a flowering perennial native to Chile. It blooms in our Garden in August and is found, naturally, in the Chilean Garden. Our plant grows to about 1m/3ft and sprawls.
Close-up flower photo by Stan Shebs, taken at UBC Botanical Garden, via Wikimedia Commons
Other photos from VanDusen taken August 31, 2022