Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Lobelia speciosa Starship™ Blue (Cardinal Flower)

This herbaceous perennial features upright spikes of broad, deep green leaves that bear densely packed deep, violet-blue flowers. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 6
Exposure Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture