Lobelia speciosa 'Fan™ Scarlet' - Cardinal Flower (photo credit: Growing Colors)

Perennials

Lobelia speciosa 'Fan™ Scarlet'

Cardinal Flower

Lobelia 'Fan Scarlet' has a compact, upright habit of burgundy foliage with scarlet-red flowers through late summer and fall. Excellent for using as a specimen or massing in the border, containers or tubs. Nice for cutting. Lobelia can be used in the boggy garden, adapting well to ‘wet feet', but growing equally well under average conditions. Attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds.

Height:

20-24 in

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Spread:

8-12 in

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Hardiness Zone:

4 - 9

Characteristics & Attributes for Lobelia speciosa 'Fan™ Scarlet'

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage Color
Burgundy
Attributes
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Rain Garden
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Clay Soil
Container
Specimen
Cut Flower