OK Dennis, are you pulling our leg? The proprietor of the nursery in question has a great sense of humor, one much exercised at the expense of the more conservative interpretations of the seventh commandment. Your doctor can no doubt prescribe something to put on it. Stay away from it for a week or two. Jim McKenney Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7, where Lobelia syphilitica is native but not much relied on.