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Cardinal flower, Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

  • Cardinal flowers grow to 60 - 120 cm. Red flower spikes bloom from July to September.


    Very attractive to hummingbirds.
    Larval host plant to 6 species of moths.

    Growing conditions:

    Cardinal flower requires moist to wet sites, which cannot be allowed to dry out. Requires sun to partial shade.

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