General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Color: Red
Yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners

Image
Common names
  • Mexican Cardinal Flower

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Uploaded by Mikaelsen
Location: Redding, California (private dry garden)
Date: 2018-06-04
Lobelia laxiflora growing with Salvia Indigo Spires
Location: In my garden
Date: Sep 11, 2009 3:49 PM
Uploaded by Mikaelsen
Location: Costa Rica
Location: Monte Verde, Costa Rica | Old Photo
Location: In my garden
Date: Sep 11, 2009 3:48 PM
Location: Botanical Garden of Barcelona
Date: 2019-04-22
Location: In my garden
Date: Sep 11, 2009 3:48 PM
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-04-25

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Guatemala, Volcán Chicabal (Qezaltenango)
Photo courtesy of:Michael Kesl
Location: In my garden
Date: 2015-04-25
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Mexican Cardinal flower by Mikaelsen Apr 12, 2021 11:48 AM 1

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