Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) [lo-BEE-lee-ah kar-din-AL-iss]

Other Names Cardinal Flower
Family Campanulaceae
Named Cultivars Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffel', Lobelia cardinalis 'Fried Green Tomatoes', Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria'
Plant Data
I am a... Deciduous Perennial
Mature Size 24 - 48 inches tall. 12 - 24 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Part Shade - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance - Wet:
Zones 3a - 9b
Tags Deer Resistant,Wet Site Tolerant
Bloom Period July to September
Flower Color Scarlet Red, White Or Rose
Animals That Use It

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Data Sheets
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