Joy Creek Nursery

049-001D4   Lobelia cardinalis     ( Cardinal flower )

Lobelia cardinalis
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Found across a wide range from New Brunswick down through the Great Lakes region south to Texas, this hardy perennial thrives in damp, even swamp-like conditions.The mid-green leaves are lance-shaped, occasionally bronze tinged. Upright stems bear racemes that are up to 14 inches in length. The two-lipped tubular flowers measure two inches in length.

Summer to early autumn.  36 in. x 12 in.

Scarlet Red flowers

Sun, Part Shade     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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