Cardinal flower

upright flower spikes densely packed with brilliant, cardinal red, two-lipped blossoms

Lobelia cardinalis
aka Lobelia fulgens, Water gladiole, Bog sage,
  • deciduous perennial
  • clump forming foliage
  • dark green glossy oblong leaves
  • spikes of scarlet red two-lipped flowers
  • blooms late August to September

H 90cm
S 50cm

sun to part shade


Notes: Purchased May 2022 from Wetland Plants for the Marsh garden