Photo Courtesy of North Creek Nurseries

Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)

This evergreen perennial features upright mounds of deep green leaves that bear tall spikes of densely packed vibrant scarlet-red flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-4 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native