This native plant is a great addition to wet areas of your garden. The red showy flowers will attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Cardinal Flower likes afternoon shade if you have it. Missouri Botanical Garden, Plant of Merit, 2003.
Lobelia cardinalis, Cardinal Flower
- Height: 2-4’. Spread 1-2’. Red blooms in July to September. Sun to part shade. Deer resistant. Attracts pollinators.