How to use Lobelia in a sentence
In Vicia and Lobelia the hairs frequently form a tuft below the stigma.
Some of us planted blue lobelia for the sky.
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia Cardinalis) - The true plant is one of the rarest and one of the prettiest of the genus.
This Lobelia suffers from a kind of rust, which fastens on the main fleshy roots when the plants are at rest, and rots them.
Pratia - P. angulata is a pretty plant for the rock garden, creeping over the soil like the Fruiting Duckweed; the flowers white, and like a dwarf Lobelia, numerous in autumn, giving place to violet-colored berries about the size of Peas.Advertisement
The only trees or shrubs in this zone are the giant Senecio (groundsel) and Lobelia, and tree-heaths, the Senecio forming groves in the upper valleys.
Blue flag, snake root, ginseng, lobelia, tansy, wormwood, wintergreen, pleurisy root, plantain, burdock, sarsaparilla and horehound are among its medicinal plants.
Frequently the leaves powdered together with equal quantities of the powdered leaves of the Cannabis Indica and lobelia mixed with potassium nitrate are burned in an open dish.
The stamens may cohere by their anthers, and become syngenesious, as in composite flowers, and in lobelia, jasione, &c.
Plants like petunias and pelargoniums are drought resistant, but under watered fuchsias and lobelia can take weeks to recover.Advertisement
A range of plants were used including bedding geraniums, petunias, verbena, lobelia, Busy Lizzie and fuchsias.
My ideal is red pelargonium and white marguerites, set in a bed of trailing blue lobelia.
A large shallow bowl contains that Lobelia with bright orange marigolds.
Certain herbs such as lobelia, ephedra and others with strong side effects are restricted to licensed, trained herbalists only.
The dwarf section of annual Lobelia is one of the most important, being much used among half-hardy plants.Advertisement
This Lobelia thrives admirably in equal parts of sandy loam and leaf-mould, with sharp sand to keep it open.
A tea made with catnip, lobelia, and dandelion will reduce fever or catnip tea enemas administered daily.