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Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle'

Cardinal Flower

Dark chocolate-purple foliage, bold red flowers; holds this deep color throughout the growing season.

  • Patent No: PP#25,687
  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 24" – 36"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Bloom Time: July, August, September
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 8
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  • Plant Characteristics - Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle'

  • Attributes

    • Fragrant Flower
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Native Plant Community

    • Wet Prairie
  • Flower Color

    • Red
  • Flower Hue

    • Dark
  • Flower Type

    • Raceme
  • Flower Height

    • 24" to 36"
  • Foliage Color

    • Purple
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 6" to 10"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Prune Time

    • After Blooming
  • Growth Rate

    • Fast
  • Origin

    • Greater Midwest
  • Divide

    • Every Five Years or Longer

Possible Substitutions for Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle'

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Matching Attributes
  • Light Conditions: Sun To Part Shade
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Height: 3' – 4'
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Matching Attributes
  • Light Conditions: Sun To Part Shade
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Height: 3' – 4'
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Matching Attributes
  • Light Conditions: Sun To Part Shade
  • Flower Color: Red

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