Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)


(Bog Sage, Hog’s Physic, Red Bay, Slinkweed, Water Gladiole)

Intense red flowers spikes over a mound of green foliage. Height 30-36″.



Intense red flowers spikes over a mound of  green foliage. Height 30-36″.

Lobelia attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Prefers rich, medium to wet soils. Tolerates brief flooding and poor drainage. Do not allow to dry out. Deadhead to encourage reblooming. Will self seed in the garden. Deer and rabbit resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 2-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Bloom Time(s): July-September

Additional information


1 qt, 1 gal