- Detailed Specification
Lobelia cardinalis produces stunning spikes of vibrant, scarlet, five-petalled flowers which tower above beautiful, beetroot-coloured foliage. This gorgeous cardinal flower brings a splash of high impact, colour to the garden just as many perennials are fading. It is excellent for filling gaps left by early-flowering perennials in a mixed or herbaceous border and suits a planting scheme based on 'hot' colours.
Available as a 2L plant.
|Short name||Cardinal flower|
|Sub title||Lobelia cardinalis - 1 litre|
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Brand||Great Little Garden|
|Drought Resistance||Not resistant to drought in any way|
|Flowering Period||Aug - Oct|
|Plant Size||1 litre pot|
|Height & Spread||80 - 100 cm (h) 0 - 15 cm (d)|
|Pot size (Litres)||1L|
|Required maintenance||Little maintenance is required Trim to tidy but leave foliage to die back naturally to encourage winter bud formation|
|Season of Interest||Spring - Summer|
|Sun or Shade||Partial shade|
|Where to Plant||Water|
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