Lobelia cardinalis


Common Name: cardinal flower
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun to light shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:2 to 4 feet
Width:12 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist to wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:red spike
Bloom Time:late summer
Comments:Attracts hummingbirds. Excellent nectar plant. Gorgeous flowers.
Germination:Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F
Seed requires light to germinate.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:
Picture Copyright: John Oyston