Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
Fragrant
Long Blooming
East Coast Native
For Bird Lovers
Good Cut Flowers

Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

Dainty, brilliant, red flower spikes contrast with dark green foliage. A hummingbirds favorite. Blooms in mid summer to early fall.

Height:

30-36 Inches

Spacing:

24" (61 cm)

Additional:

Plant in or around water or bog gardens.

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

Brilliant red.

Lobelia (lo-bee'-le-ah)

Family: Campanulaceae · Common Name: Cardinal Flower

Vibrant lobed flowers on slender spikes in shades of red, purple, blue or pink blooms from summer to fall. Narrow upright plants show best in groups of three or more. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Excellent for moist soils and lovely at water's e

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