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Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

Tall red flowering spikes. Prefers moist soils. Short-lived. A favorite of hummingbirds

  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Bloom Time: July, August, September
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Lobelia cardinalis

  • Attributes

    • Emergent
    • Rain Garden Shade
    • Rain Garden Sun
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Critter Resistance

    • Deer Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Native Plant Community

    • Wet Prairie
    • Wetland
    • Wet Woodland
  • Flower Color

    • Red
  • Flower Hue

    • Dark
  • Flower Type

    • Raceme
  • Flower Height

    • 3' to 4'
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 1"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • Greater Midwest

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  • Height: 3' – 4'
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  • Height: 3' – 4'
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  • Plant Habit: Upright
  • Height: 3' – 4'

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Fax: (847) 742-2655
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Street Address

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St. Charles, IL 60174

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