Lobelia cardinalis

Common Name: Cardinalis
Family Name: Cardinal Flower
Light Requirements: Shade / Part Sun
Bloom Time:
Spacing: 18-24"
Height: 18-30"
Bloom Color: Red
Moisture Level: wet to normal
Animal Resistance: Deer
Type of Perennial: New England Meadows
New England Native: Yes
US Native: Yes
Plant Description:
One of our most loved wildflowers! Scarlet red spikes bloom all summer. Important for our hummingbird populations. A wetland plant, and needs consistent moisture. Can be short lived, allow to reseed to help establish. Zones 3-9