Lobelia cardinalis

This native plant produces bright red, tubular flowers that bloom from July to September. It’s very attractive to hummingbirds! Hummingbirds play an important role of pollinating this plant. It’s found in a variety of areas such as woodland edges, meadows, swamps and along ponds. Parent plants will only last a few years but will readily reseed itself. A great option to add to a rain garden and will tolerate some flooding.

Sun Exposure

Full to Part Sun

Bloom Time

July to October

Soil Moisture

Wet to Medium

Plant Height

1-4 Feet


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