Classic Cardinal Flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Eriect stalks of intense crimson flowers early summer to early fall. A strong native plant that makes an easy choice for big impact color.

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

Plant Type(s): Perennial

Color(s): 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.

Classic Cardinal Flower
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