Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Lobelia speciosa Starship™ Scarlet Bronze Leaf (Cardinal Flower)

This herbaceous perennial features burgundy upright spikes that bear broad, deep bronze leaves and densely packed scarlet-red flowers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer
2-2.5 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant


Zone Zone 6
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture