Blue Lobelia 4 For $16.99

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Great Blue Lobelia - Lobelia siphilitica Hardy Planting Zones- 3-9 Sun or Shade ??Full sun to part shade Mature Height - 24-36" Mature Width- 12-18" Bloom Season ??Summer (July to September) Gardener Status- Beginner
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Blue Lobelia, Lobelia Puberula is a Year-Round Beauty

Blue Lobelia leaf has small, irregular-spaced teeth, maybe furry or hairy, especially on the underneath side of the leaf. It is related to the Bell Flower and the red and blue Cardinal families. The flowers are too irregular in shape, gorgeous, blooming purple to white, with the upper lip having two lobes and the lower lip having three lobes, which grow to around 3/4 inches long. The flower spike is often one-sided. The leaves are mint green in color. While finding it mainly along the coastline, from New Jersey to Florida, you can also find it westward to Illinois and Texas, located in most of the East side of the United States.

Blue Lobelia, Lobelia puberula Prefer Partial Shade is Perfect for a Front Yard, Along Walkways, or in the Backyard along Fencing.

It does prefer partial shade but needs some sunlight as well. Although summer is a blooming plant, from August to October, these are beautiful year-round and would hold up well against the winter months. The bees will pollinate these gorgeous plants, and they attract butterflies as well. Downy Lobelia would be perfect for a front yard, along a walkway, or in the backyard, along with a fence. You're sure to love it wherever you choose to plant this beauty. Downy Lobelia is shipped bare root and can be planted anytime after the last frost, with Spring months being the most recommended time to plant. This wildflower acts with character and beauty wherever it grows and offers a light floral smell that will surely be a beautiful addition to any yard.

Blue Lobelia, Lobelia puberula is For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping.

The effects of this herb on the respiratory system are due to its essential oils and alkaloid content. It has also been traditionally used as an expectorant for coughs and colds. This is a plant that belongs to the family of Labiatae. The leaves of this plant are covered with fine hairs having a silvery look giving it another name of Silky Downy. 

This perennial can be used in traditional medicine, mainly as a sedative to relieve anxiety, stress, sleeplessness, tension, etc.; it has been used traditionally by the Native Americans to treat asthma and other respiratory issues like cold and flu. 

It is a low-growing herbaceous perennial native to the western United States. The flowers are blue and tubular, with a white fringe; they are about 2 inches long, narrow at the base, and swollen at the tips. This plant grows to about 1 foot tall and spreads via creeping rhizomes; it has small, oval leaves that grow in opposite pairs. The juice from the stems and leaves of Downy Lobelia can have many uses, as can the seeds and roots of the plant.

It prefers dry soils; it will not grow well in areas with consistently standing water, such as near ponds or lakes. This plant is drought-tolerant and easy to grow, but it requires occasional watering when it first grows in springtime. This plant is also easily propagated by seed, although care must be taken when transplanting seedlings to disturb their shallow root systems.

It prefers temperatures ranging from 60 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit during the day, with cooler temperatures at night; this plant cannot withstand temperatures below 25 degrees Fahrenheit for long periods. 

This herb's leaves, flowers, and stems can be used in traditional medicines. The leaves help treat various disorders like digestive problems, skin diseases, fever, etc. The flowers possess anti-inflammatory properties and treat skin inflammations like boils and acne.

Height at maturity: 1 foot 

Hardiness: zones 4 to 8

Sunlight: partial, full sun

Ship as: Bareroot


Purchase Blue Lobelia because it is an herb with many antispasmodic effects. That means that it helps relieve muscle spasms and cramping. The name "Downy Lobelia" came from the fact that it was used to help soothe the muscles of calves and lambs that had been made to lie down repeatedly as part of their handling as livestock. It is also a sedative and will help relax muscles to reduce pain. People have also found that it can reduce nausea and vomiting. Because it is such a powerful muscle relaxant, it should be used with caution and only after consulting a doctor if you have any pre-existing conditions or are taking any other medications.

While Downy Blue for sale is generally safe, some side effects are associated with its use. Some people find that they have trouble breathing when taking this herb, so you should not take it for more than one week at a time for those with lung problems or asthma. It has also been known to make some people sleepy, so it is not recommended for those with existing sleeping problems.



Reviews (2)

  • 5
    Downy Lobella

    Posted by Isabelle Craft on Jan 26, 2022

    I have my back fence planted with this and it really looks amazing. I am ordering more of this at your nursery since am adding more for my farm house.

  • 5

    Posted by Hannah Brown on Jul 13, 2018

    I am very pleased with the classic, moderate look that this plant has given.


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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

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Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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