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Scientific name: Lobelia cardinalis      

Common name: Cardinal Flower

Design Characteristics

Height  36-48"
Spread  24-36"
Form  upright
 spikes
Texture  medium
Flower color  red
Leaf color  green
Time of bloom  Summer

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 part shade to full sun
Soil
requirement
 moist soil
 high water need
Propagation
method
 division
USDA Hardiness Zone   3-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   
Uses  back of border
Comments  attracts humming birds
 does better in boggy soils if in full sun