Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)


Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower) is one of the most exquisite flowers of the midwest.  This perennial plant is medium in height native plant. Its showy unusual red flowers do well slightly wet soils and rain gardens.  It attracts and is a great nectar source for hummingbirds and swallowtail butterflies.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic (in partial shade)
  • Height 3'-4'
  • Flower Color Red
  • Flower Time July, August, September

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