Cardinal flower

Enhance the beauty of your garden with stunning cardinal flower plants. Discover top ideas to incorporate these vibrant flowers into your outdoor space and create a colorful oasis.
Cardinal Flower thrives in moist soil such as that of a rain garden or alongside a stream or pond. Though it will tolerate drier conditions if watered intermittently. Outdoor, Perennials, Planting Flowers, Ideas, Hummingbird Garden, Hardy Perennials, Wildflowers, Cardinal Flower, Rain Garden

Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis) is a hardy perennial native in USDA zones 5-8. Clumps should be divided every 2-3 years to retain plant vigor. Soil moisture determines its height and vigor. Cardinal flower prefers half-day direct morning sunlight, particularly in more southern climes. The brilliant red flowers bloom from late July through most of September, making it a standout on their own or mixed with other perennials. Deadheading (pruning off the old floral stems) extends out its…

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Neil Zipp