Cardinal Flower

Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis

Height: 4'-6'
Flower color: crimson
Blooms: July-September
Moisture: wet mesic-wet
Soil types: loam-loam/clay
Sun: prairie-savana
Butterfly and hummingbird plant

Art says: the cardinal flower is our most popular plant. It has a beautiful bloom in the late summer and is the hummingbird's favorite source of nectar.