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Lobelia Cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

$15.95 $9.57 (40% off) $9.30 ea. (3+ discount)

In stock for Spring 2017

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Few perennials can produce this brilliant shade of cardinal red. Foliage consists of hardy green and bronze-purple leaves. Lobelia Cardinalis is often seen along woodland paths and beside a stream or pond.

Cardinal Flower provides bold color for the late summer to early autumn garden. Stunning!

Details

Item Code: LOCA
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium to Tall 3'
Spacing: Plant 12" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Red
Accent: Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Lobelia General Information

Lobelia are perfect for the spot in your garden that just stays too wet for most plants. Spires of colorful hood-like flowers open from bottom to top. Will naturalize along ditches and streams. Butterflies like them too.

Lobelia Plant Care

Prefers fertile, evenly moist soil. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring. Allow to self sow. Winter over with stems on. Can be pinched back before flowering to produce more compact plants. May benefit from light winter mulch north of zone 6.