Cardinal Flower 3 For $11.99

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Color
Red,
Categories
Perennials
Bloom Season
Summer,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
grow-zone
Planting Zones 3-9
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Ponds and Water Gardens, Border Plants, Flowering,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Ponds and Water Gardens, Border Plants, Flowering,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Ponds and Water Gardens, Border Plants, Flowering,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds, Ponds and Water Gardens, Border Plants, Flowering,
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Reviews (4)

  • 4
    Lobelia cardinalis

    Posted by Leonard Fredrick on Apr 22, 2022

    All of the plants arrive alive and plantable

  • 4
    Lobelia cardinalis

    Posted by Toby Thompson on Apr 22, 2022

    Highly recommend this company for all your landscaping projects

  • 4
    Lobelia cardinalis

    Posted by Archie Wilbanks on Apr 22, 2022

    Beautiful bare root plants and packaged well

  • 5
    Lobelia cardinalis

    Posted by Greg Danby on Apr 22, 2022

    Plants were excellent quality

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Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Cardinal Flower has a vibrant eye-catching color 

Native to the western U.S., Lobelia cardinalis is an attractive wildflower that can reach 6' in height when in bloom. The bright red flowers on erect flower stem initially sit atop slender green stems lying below. The slender, tubular flowers are 1-4" long and have three showy curved petals, two smaller upper petals, and three spreading lower petals lined with tiny hairs. This plant is found in desert flats and mountain meadows. This perennial has an erect habit and grows in calcareous soils; It prefers full sun to partial shade.

Red Lobelia is one of the most favored flowers of hummingbirds and is common in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas. Cardinal Flower is found in sandy, gravelly soils and calcareous rocky outcrops.

It is often difficult for insects to access the nectar of the tubular flowers, and therefore most of them feed on its pollen. It thrives in moist, fertile soil and full sun, though it can also tolerate heavy shade. This perennial can be cloned by seed or cuttings. Cardinal Flower depends on hummingbirds for pollination. The lower half of the stem is lined with small oblong to lanceolate leaves that curve upward along the stem. It has a delicate fragrance.

Cardinal Flower is an amazing addition to your garden. 

The family itself is one of the most prominent families of flowering plants. Cardinal Flower is native to the central U.S., ranging from South Dakota and Minnesota to Arkansas and north through the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois.

The Cardinal flower is a versatile native wildflower that provides vivid color throughout the summer in meadows, prairies, woodland edges, and roadsides. It often occurs in large colonies, especially where lupines are also present. Its spikes of crimson flowers boldly contrast with yellow legume flowers on the nearby Lupine plant.

Whether planted among rock outcrops or massed in borders, this Cardinal Flower makes an ornamental appearance. The upright spikes of scarlet flowers are particularly noticeable during the heat of summer or early fall.

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