This very popular flower is also known as Cardinal Flower which has a profusion of large spikes of brilliant cardinal red coloured flowers held on tall stems which come from a rosette of dark red-tinged leaves. Flowering from mid-summer to mid-autumn it adds a lovely vertical interest to the garden. It can self-seed, but is not invasive.
Lobelia cardinalis appreciates a medium to moist position and will tolerate poor drainage! Ideally, you would situate it in a semi-shaded position with some protection from the hot afternoon sun. Butterflies and other beneficial insects enjoy the nectar from this plant. Easily split once established to give you more plants.
Height 60-cm-1m x 40cm Wide
Plant size: | PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres
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