Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)
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Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

Tall red flowering spikes. Prefers moist soils. Short-lived. A favorite of hummingbirds
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Time: July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes

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
Woodland
Wet Woodland
Wetland
Flower Color
Red
Flower Hue
Dark
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Raceme
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1"
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
Greater Midwest

Possible Substitution Plants

Lobelia cardinalis