• Mature height: 2-4 feet
  • Light: Sun, part shade or shade
  • Soil: Moist
  • Blooms: Red, July-September
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Landscape: Moist shade gardens, wetlands, along ponds or streams, rain gardens
  • Pair with: Hyssop-leaf Boneset; Swamp Milkweed, Mistflower
  • Fun Fact: Introduced to Europe in the 1600s and, like the birds, named after the red robes worn by the Roman Catholic Cardinals.
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Cardinal Flower

1 Gallon
  • Pollinator value: High.  Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, native bees.

    Spires of red flowers bloom for 4 to 6 weeks in late summer/early fall.