Plants of Lobelia sessilifolia from eastern and northern Asia are sending up productive flower spikes. These are covered with dark violet flowers, tightly packed in bud as can be seen from the image taken from above the plant. The leaves are simple in form and edged with minute forward pointing serrations.
Enjoying the moist root run provided by the soil within the upper woodland garden where semi shade also provides the ideal growing conditions for this late flowering species.
The parent plant was growing above the Camellia Temple on the Yulongxue Shan Yunnan Province, China in a stony flush within open hillside at 2675m.