'Black Truffle' Cardinal Flower

Lobelia card. 'Black Truffle' PP#25687

Red flower spikes in summer above deep maroon foliage. Hold great leaf color, even in heat!

Sunlight Exposure:Full Sun
Plant Attributes:Deer ResistantGood For Wet SpotsU.S. Native
Attracts:Butterfly

Plant Type(s): Perennial

Color(s): Burgundy, Red

  • Plant Height: 3’ - 4’
  • Plant Width: 2’ - 3’
  • Hardy Zones: 5 - 8

Spring/Summer Care: Pinch in late spring will increase branching, but is not necessary.

Autumn/Winter Care: Mow off dead foliage during winter.

Fertilizer Needs: Apply a water-soluable fertilizer in late spring and again mid summer.

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'Black Truffle' Cardinal Flower