Plant Library

Lobelia Cardinalis

Common Name: Lobelia

Botanical Name: Lobelia

Variety: Cardinal Flower

Blossom Color: Red

Bloom Time: Jul-Sep

Zone: 3 to 9

Exposure: Sun to Part Shade

Mature Height: 3-4'

Mature Width: 2'

Notes: Tall spikes of cardinal-red orchid-like flowers July to Sept. 3-4 feet tall with green foliage. Rich, moist well-drained soil. Cut. Container. Hummingbirds. Borders. Massing.