Mergoat

Mergoat Land Design and Restoration

Sorrel Inman

[email protected]
(865) 250-6140

Mergoat Land Design and Restoration

Sorrel Inman

[email protected]
(865) 250-6140

A stand of cardinal flower standing tall beside a stream with sun shining through the leaves in the background

Cardinal Flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Family: Campanulaceae

Plant Type
Forb
Status
Native
Native Range
Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Southwest
Edible Parts
Height
3’-6’
Spread

Landscape Attributes

Bloom Color
Red
Root Depth
12”
Root Structure
Taproot
Seasonal Interest
Fall
Lifespan
Perennial

ECOLOGICAL ATTRIBUTES

LIGHT
Full Sun, Part Shade, Shade
GROWTH HABIT
Erect, Basal rosette
WATER
Medium, Wet
RELATIONSHIPS
Birds

Lobelia cardinalis

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