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Lobelia siphilitica

Blue Cardinal Flower

Spikes of blue 1 1/2" flowers typically appear later than L. cardinalis. Long blooming. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Best bloom is achieved in full sun with moist conditions. Readily self-sows. Native.


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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:5-9
  • Height:30-36 Inches
  • Spread:15-20 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue

Great native plant for moist and even boggy locations. Prefers full sun to part shade and humus-rich, moist to wet soils, but will happily grow in average soils. Tolerant of clay soil. 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
October
Foliage Color
Green