Cardinal Flower (Lobelia x speciosa Starship™ Deep Rose)

Trade name information:
Series: Starship™
Trade Name: Deep Rose
Cultivar name: 'PAS905518'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
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 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 20 to 24 inches (50-60 cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches (30-60 cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Deep rose; deep pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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