Great Blue Lobelia



Historical Uses: The Cherokee tribe was reported to make infusions from the leaves for colds and fevers.  The Iroquois would use the plant as a gargle for coughs and would use an infusions for smashed plants for antibewitchment.

  • Seeds/gram: 16,579
  • Lot #: 71
  • Eco-Region: 251
  • Origin: Kansas
  • Latin Name: Lobelia syphilitica
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 3-5
  • Stratification: 60 days cold moist stratification required
  • Bloom Time: July-October
  • Duration: Perennial