Hybrid Cardinal Flower (Lobelia x speciosa Fan® Orchidrosa)

Trade name information:
Series: Fan®
Trade Name: Orchidrosa
Cultivar name: 'Zinnoberrosa'
Common names:
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Also sold as:
Fan Deep Rose
Fan Orchid Rose

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 15 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM


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Date: 2009-08-26
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