3x Cardinal Flower - Lobelia cardinalis - 9cm Pots

Code: PL0601
3x Cardinal Flower - Lobelia cardinalis - 9cm Pots
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3x Cardinal Flower - Lobelia cardinalis - 9cm Pots
Cardinal Flower - Lobelia Cardinalis - 3x 9cm Pots

The Cardinal Flower is a clump-forming, erect, herbaceous perennial to 90cm in height, with glossy, bright green leaves and striking red, two-lipped flowers. It enjoys moist conditions, so it is a great plant for a bog or waterside location.

Characteristics

  • Foliage Colour: green in spring, summer, and autumn
  • Flower Colour: red in summer and autumn
  • Approx. Growth Height: 0.5m - 1m
  • Max. Spread: 0.1m - 0.5m
  • Flowering Time: summer and autumn
  • Uses: pond margins, bog gardens, wildflower gardens
  • Exposure: full sun, partial shade
  • Growing Habit: clump-forming
  • Hardiness: hardy
  • Rate of Growth: max. height in 2-5 years
  • Toxicity: severe discomfort may result if ingested

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: partial shade, full sun
  • Moisture: moist
  • Soil requirements: acidic, neutral, alkaline, chalky, loamy, sandy, clay

Caring and Maintenance

This is a very hardy, low maintenance hardy plant. Water adequately during dry and hot periods.

Planting

Plant in deep, fertile, permanently moist soil in a full sun or partial shade location. The Cardinal Flower prefers partial shade, but in cooler, northern climates it should be in a full sun location. This plant is suitable for area 1 of a pond.

Below is a comparison of pot sizes. From left to right: 9cm Pot, 1L Pot, 3L Pot

 
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"Arrived in excellent condition,no more you can say at this early stage.Many thanks."

Reviewed Tuesday, 5 September 2017

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