lobelia lobelia


  • (n) any plant or flower of the genus Lobelia


  1. One variety of the handsome blue lobelia was prized by the Indians as a cure for syphilis and bought for a pretty price by a gullible English nobleman.
  2. What to avoid: aristolochic acid, comfrey, androstenedione, chaparral, germander, kava, bitter orange, organ or gland extracts, lobelia, pennyroyal oil, scullcap and yohimbe.


  • Plant seasonal color for fall

    Add cool-season color including alyssum, calendula, cyclamen, Drummond phlox, English daisy, lobelia, ornamental kale and cabbage, pansy, petunia, primrose, snapdragon, stock and viola. Plant artichokes, bok choy, cilantro, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mustard, spinach, green onions, garlic cloves and turnips. For holiday blooms, start amaryllis indoors in containers of soil or over water and ...
    on September 13, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

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