Lobelia cardinalis, Red cardinal flower


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Lobelia cardinalis, Red cardinal flower (Small but rooted) Native wildflowers

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Attractive Flowers:
Average to moist soil:
Average well drained soil:
Beneficial Insects:
Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands:
Full – Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
Herbaceous plant:
High Wildlife Value:
Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
Moist Soil:
Native to Coastal Regions:
Native To Mountain Regions:
Native to Piedmont Regions:
Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
Part – Full Shade (less than 4 hours):
Part Sun – Part Shade :
Pollinator support:
Threatened / Endangered:
Full Sun:
Botanic Name (s): Lobelia cardinalis

Common Name(s): Red cardinal flower

Mature height :2-4ft

Mature spread:2-4ft

Bloom Time:July-October

Bloom color: Red

Fruit: Capsule

Sun Exposure: Full Sun Part Sun Part Shade

Soil moisture: Average Moist Wet

Soil Ph:5.8-7.8

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Native Habitat: Fresh tidal and non tidal mrshes, wooded swamps, seeps, banks of ponds, rivers, streams

Notes: Long bloom time

Erosion Control Flood Tolerant

High Wildlife Value: Beneficial Insects Butterflies Hummingbirds Songbirds

FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands

OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Threatened / Endangered: Arizona, Florida, New York

Can be considered invasive

Native Perennial

Herbaceous Perennial

Pollinator Support