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Cardinal Flower Seeds

$3.25 $2.00

Lobelia cardinalis prefers partial shade & moist rich soil
Cardinal Flower is tolerant of poor drainage
Stately 5′ wildflower with spikes of bright red flowers
Adored by hummingbirds. Easy to grow
Organically Grown Perennial Flower Seeds for sun to part shade, Canada

100 seeds/pkt

In stock

Description

Lobelia cardinalisRed Lobelia cardinalisCardinal Flower

 

Type: Herbaceous Perennial Wildflower. RHS Award of Garden Merit
Bloom: Mid Summer to early Fall
Flower: Bright red on large spikes
Height: 3.5-5′ tall x 2′ wide
Light: Full sun to partial shade. Best in light shade
Soil: Rich, moist, well drained
P.H.: 6.0-7.5
Moisture: Moist
Use: Accent, beds, border, container, cut flower, specimen, wildflower, woodland. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds
Tolerances: Damp soil and poor drainage
Notes: Poisonous. Found naturally in marshes, creek sides, near ponds. Adapts well. Short lived perennial. May have to replace every several years
Zone: 2-9
Native to America

Lobelia cardinalis Seed Propagation
Surface sow seeds in cell packs or two inch pots, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate 4-5 weeks. Maintain 75 F soil temp If no germination, put container inside a zip-lock bag & refrigerate for 4 weeks Then return to 75° F until germination

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