RED-LEAVES CARDINAL FLOWER Lobelia cardinalis
Not only stunning red flowers, this is a red-leaf type of Cardinal Flower! These flowers are a favorite of hummingbirds, and Swallowtail butterflies! Plants are extremely showy, and bloom for many weeks. Plant in a location with regular or moist soil. The plants do not like drought.
Type: Hardy perennial
Height: 48", 4 feet
Location: Sun or part
Hardiness zones: 4-9
Bloom time: Summer
Seeds per pack: 10 Pelleted seeds
Note: Ornamental use only. Many plants have poisonous parts, these included. These seeds and/or plants are poisonous.
Germination: These seeds are fairly easy to germinate. Place the seeds on the surface of the growing medium, and keep moist to wet at all times. Seeds require light for germination, which occurs in 5-6 weeks. Once seeds emerge, plants can be placed in a sunny location.