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Lobelia Cardinalis

Minimum Purchase:
100 units
$1.49
Usage
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Usage
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Usage
Flowering, Flower Gardens & Beds, Ponds & Water Gardens,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Zone
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
Bloom Color
Red,
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade,
Exposure
Full Sun, Sun & Shade,
Bloom Season
Summer, Fall,
Bloom Season
Summer, Fall,
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round

See below for examples of how your plants will look upon receipt.

bareroot types

In the spring, plants will green up and bloom. See this page for further information on planting your bareroot plants.

See below for examples of how your plants will look upon receipt.

bareroot types

In the spring, plants will green up and bloom. See this page for further information on planting your bareroot plants.

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Reviews (3)

  • 5
    Lobelia Cardinalis

    Posted by Julie Smith on 15th Aug 2019

    These are beautiful plants.

  • 5
    Lobelia Cardinalis

    Posted by Alisha Brooklyn on 15th Aug 2019

    The blooms on this plant are very unique and beautiful. Looks great in my gardens!

  • 4
    lobelia cardinalis

    Posted by Robert Banks on 12th Mar 2019

    I received five or six bare root plants, which I planted in small pots immediately. They must have been fresh, because they woke up in one day! I need about 6 months to comment any further, so far, so good.

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Lobelia Cardinalis - Known as the red cardinal flower

Lobelia Cardinalis- Cardinal Flower, has beautiful red flowers that grow in eight-inch terminus points and the plant itself can stand anywhere from one to six feet high. Every flower has three lower hanging leaves along with two that rise above them, and the bundles all connect at a shaft. This recurring perennial is native to the southern United States, through Mexico and into Central America and northern South America.

It can grow on roadsides, in planes, near swamps, lakes or ponds and ditches. The cardinal flower plant uses low water, can be partially in the sun or shade and can grow in clay, limestone, moist, humus-rich, moderate loam or clay soil. With it's attractive, bright flowers, it looks appealing bordering gardens, and it can disperse by burying stems into the ground, causing it to propagated and spread.

Lobelia Cardinalis- Cardinal Flower attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and various types of birds.

For fastest growth, the soil should be kept consistently damp. Mature plant height is about 30-36 inches tall, and its mature spread is around 10-18 inches wide. It can flourish from zones three through nine and has an average growth rate in ideal conditions and locations.

The stunning cardinal flower will repel deer and can be grown in a pot or planted outside and used for cut flowers. This plant is best planted during the fall and blooms in the middle of the summer, all the way into autumn. Its foliage is green and clusters of piercing, cardinal-red colored flowers grow out of tubes connected to each stem.

Lobelia Cardinalis- Cardinal Flower has many medicinal qualities when used in small quantities

The root can even be made into a tea that may treat headaches, fevers, colds, stomach discomfort, and worms, but caution should be taken. 

 

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