Cardinal Flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Perennial (Zone 3)

Full Sun to Partial Shade

Blooms Late Summer

24”-48” Tall

Plant 12”-24” Apart


A native plant of the eastern United States, it does well in wet soils. The bright red flowers have prolific nectaries and are a favorite of hummingbirds and swallowtail butterflies.

Cardinal Flower