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Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:24-36 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Pink/Red

One of the most brilliant red perennial flowers available.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Exposure
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Moist
Attributes
Cut Flower/Foliage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
July - September
Additional Information about Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia was named after the Flemish botanist Mathias de l'Obel (1538-1616).

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia is a moisture loving perennial during the growing season, but needs good drainage when dormant. Best used alongside a stream or pond.

Great Companions for Cardinal Flower