Lobelia fulgens 'Queen Victoria'

Cardinal Flower


Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

  • Brilliant cardinal-red flowers above bronze foliage.
  • Vigorous bloomer, late summer-fall
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Summer
Summer
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

The perfect plant for damp locations.  Lobelia will easily adapt to 'wet feet' but can also tolerate well-drained soils.  Thrives in full sun when soil is moist. Plant in part shade when placed in dry soil. Deadheading spent blooms may promote reblooming.


Height: 30 in
Spacing: 12 in
Price Level 1: $6.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Red
Zone: 5-9
Price Level 2: 5 for $30~#1
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Rock Garden
  • Focal Point
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Partial Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Bronze

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds