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Do you want hummingbirds? This and bee balm 'Jacob Cline' are your ticket. Rising on slim straight stalks to 4-5' making a sheer screen or gorgeous vertical accent in your garden, Cardinal flower blooms from the bottom up and will certainly be abuzz with hummingbirds. Cardinal flower prefers moist, well-drained soils and a bit of late afternoon protection in hotter climates. 


Attract hummingbirds, various pollinators and butterflies. 


Awarded NC Wildflower of the Year 3 times by North Carolina Botanical Garden.

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)

Growing Now
    • Hummingbird Magnet
    • Valuable Nectar Source for Butterflies
    • Wet Soil
  • Sun Exposure Full, Part 
    Soil Moisture Moist, Occasionally Wet
    Height 4-5'
    Spacing 1'
    Growing Zone 3 - 9
    Bloom Time Summer, Fall

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