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Red cardinal flower, Lobelia Cardinalis, has beautiful flowers in crimson and bright red colors.
It has several common names like Water gladiole, Scarlet lobelia, Lobelia fulgens, Cardinal flower, and many more; They are the bellflower family Campanulaceae species native to North America. These plants are found in moist areas like marshes, streams, ponds, and low woody areas.
It is a herbaceous plant with a height of 3-6 feet. The leaves of these plants are alternate, lanceolate leaves, sized up to 6 inches long. Margin teeth are present on the leaf. The color of plant leaves varies. They may be green, purple-tinged, or bronze in color and shiny.
It is famous for its two-lipped dark red flowers. The size of the flower is 2 inches. The three lobes of the lower lip are more prominent than the two lobes of the upper lips. The flowers start to arise at the bottom of the terminal of flowering spikes and end towards the top. They feature the Cardinal flower’s erect terminal spikes (racemes).
They require sunlight according to their growing land. In the more excellent region, these plants appreciate full sun to part shade, while in hotter climatic areas, these plants grow in afternoon shade. The plant can cover total sun exposure and provides soothing shelter from the intense heat.
It can grow in organic, rich medium to wet soils. These plants love to thrive in wet soils in full sun. They are adaptive to all pH and enjoy growing in mildly acidic, alkaline, or neutral soils in full sun.
It is a pretty low-maintenance plant that does not require it. These plants only require proper watering and need water just twice a week. Once the plants are settled, they do not need regular watering. And these plants can also survive in the cold winter.
These beautiful plants bloom in bright red colors and start their blooming in early summer, which continues till early fall. The charming double-lipped flowers attract hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies.
The pollination of the plant occurs by bees. The only time of pruning is right after the blooming. Hence, it does not require any extra and intensive care.
It is the Winner of the Prestigious Award of the garden, a merit of the Royal Horticultural Society. The zone of these plants is 6-10. The beautiful crimson, dark red flowers of the plants beautify your landscape. These are best for a woodland garden, rain garden, and grassland garden. You can plant it indoors in a water bottle or a pot. These plants are especially free from all diseases.
Propagation of these plants is relatively easy. These plants are shipped as bare-root, and their seeds start growing after sowing.
Posted by Greg Hoofer on Jun 10, 2020
Received items, everything looks good, nice size roots. Just put in ground. Will let you know.
Posted by Elizabeth Bonnet on May 18, 2020
Always pleased with my purchases at TN Nursery.
Posted by Sue Voiles on Jan 25, 2020
Love this plant, it had beautiful delicate red blossoms.
Posted by Gail Sounders on Aug 26, 2019
Looks great in my gardens! Very pleased with this plant.
Posted by Deann Brown on Aug 26, 2019
good plants at great prices. My plants come in excellent condition.
Posted by Melinda Sweeton on Aug 22, 2019
This are just stunning.
Posted by Kayla Long on Aug 15, 2019
My plants arrived quickly. The instructions were very easy to follow.
Posted by Danny Crabb on Aug 15, 2019
I am very satisfied with the quality of these plants.
Posted by Unknown on May 30, 2019
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.