Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Red
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
Container
For Bird Lovers
Tolerates wet sites
Easy to Grow
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
Plant in or around water or bog gardens
Prefers well-drained soil
Picture courtesy of Heritage Perennials

Lobelia speciosa 'Vulcan Red'

Cardinal Flower

This Cardinal Flower has spikes of deep gorgous red blooms with upright foliage that has a deep purple coloring.

Height:

23-31 in

Bloom Time:

Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Deep 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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