Indian Tobacco


Lobelia inflata
Campanulaceae


BluePale2 Swish

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Spikes (sometimes branched) of small pale blue lipped flowers from June through October, long leaves diminish up the flowering stems, tolerant of very poor soil including clay & gravel, attracts native & honey bees, seed pods become almost bulbous giving rise the name 'bladder pod lobelia' & explaining the scientific name.

Dry To Moist
Part Shade
0.5-2.5 foot tall
Annual
Deer Resistant

Native Range: NS & PEI, west through s ON to e MN, south to SC, LA, & OK

Germination - Moderately Difficult: Cold Stratify 8 weeks. Tiny seed. Surface sow.

Indian Tobacco Seed Packet $4.00

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