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Cardinal Flower Seed Pack

SKU 5150
Original price $3.95 - Original price $3.95
Original price
$3.95
$3.95 - $3.95
Current price $3.95

Lobelia cardinalis is native to central, eastern, and southern North America. Typically found in partially shaded areas along streams, in swamps, and other low wooded areas. Known as Cardinal Flower, is one of the few flowers mentioned by George Washington as growing in his garden.

This flower is a moisture-loving herbaceous perennial. Spikes of scarlet red flowers bloom from July to September reaching 2-4' high and 1-2' wide. In optimum conditions, it will self-sow and naturalize. Deer and rabbit resistant. Butterflies and hummingbirds love to feed on the nectar. 

Sow seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before planting outside in the early fall or direct sow seeds into the garden. Press seeds gently into the soil. Do not cover. Keep the soil moist. Seeds germinate in about 3 weeks at a soil temperature of 75°F. When the plants are well established, they may be propagated by division in the spring or fall. USDA Zones 3-9.

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