Lobelia cardinalis ‘New Moon Maroon’ (Cardinal Flower)

(Bog Sage, Hog’s Physic, Red Bay, Slinkweed, Water Gladiole)

Vibrant scarlet red flower on top of deep maroon foliage. Height 2-4′.

Deep maroon foliage with spicy racemes of vibrant scarlet red flowers. Height 2-4'

Lobelia attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Prefers rich, medium to wet soils. Tolerates brief flooding and poor drainage. Do not allow to dry out. Deadhead to encourage reblooming. Will self seed in the garden. Deer and rabbit resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-8
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Bloom Time(s): August-September