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American Beauties Native Plants®

Blue Cardinal Flower

Blue Cardinal Flower

Lobelia siphilitica

Regular price $30.99 USD
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Brand: American Beauties Native Plants®

Color: blue flowers


  • For best results, plant in USDA Zone:4-8 - Mature : 30-36in H x 18-24in W
  • Plant is delivered in a #1 Container. It is fully rooted in the soil and can be planted immediately upon arrival, weather permitting.
  • Incredibly attractive strap-like, deep green foliage is the backdrop for spikes of bold blue flowers that start blooming in July and continue well into the summer. Loads of native pollinators, butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to this plant's outstanding summer bloom.
  • A real summer show stopper this selection brings a garden to live when grouped in any sunny garden. It will thrive in moist soils and is an outstanding addition to any rain garden
  • This plant is a hummingbird magnet and is one of the best native plants you can add to the garden to attract them. This plant is deer resistant.

Binding: Lawn & Patio

Details: LOBELIA SIPHILITICA Those wet landscape spots sure can be difficult to make beautiful. It's a good thing that native plants like Blue Cardinal Flower are around to fill and beautify spots that could be such eyesores without them. This selection has vigor that belies its tough growing conditions with strongly upright plants sporting medium green colored, long, lance-like foliage. Plants continue to grow upward as summer approaches, topping themselves with numerous long flower stalks. The buds on these stalks open in early summer revealing prominently lower lipped blue blooms that are striking to you and to all the butterflies and hummingbirds that will visit for a nectar snack. This selection will bloom throughout the summer and will thrive along streams and ponds even if their feet stay a little wetter than most other plants can tolerate. Why such a strange species name you might ask?? This native was used in years past as a folklore venereal disease cure giving it its unique species name!

Package Dimensions: 25.0 x 8.0 x 8.0 inches

Product Information
Growing Habit ["Upright"]
Attracts Wildlife ["Hummingbirds"]
Flower Color ["Blue Shades"]
Spread 18-24 in
Height 30-36 in
USDA Zone ["4","5","6","7","8"]
Genus Lobelia
Brand American Beauties Native Plants®
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