PlantsLobelia→Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis 'Alba')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Wet
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 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 1 - 2 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Birds
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Courtesy Sunlight Gardens, used with permission

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What seeds are you ordering this year? by luvsgrtdanes Feb 22, 2015 10:07 AM 78
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Haves and wants by Joy Jul 23, 2015 4:24 PM 6
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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