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Lobelia gerardii x Vedrariensis

Cardinal Flower

Large, clear violet flowers over green foliage. Long blooming. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Best bloom is achieved in full sun with wet conditions.


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Status: Ready
Availability: Available
$14.39
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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:6-9
  • Height:36-48 Inches
  • Spread:18-20 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Purple, Violet

Prefers full sun to part shade and humus-rich, moist to wet soils. Tolerant of clay soil. Great plant for moist and even boggy locations. Appreciates some shade in hotter areas.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Wet
Flowering Months
July
August
September
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Bog
Clay Soil
Cut Flower
Ground Cover