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BLACK TRUFFLE CARDINAL FLOWER

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BLACK TRUFFLE CARDINAL FLOWER

Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle'
PP25687 Plant propagation prohibited

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Eco gallon Potted (SKU: 16797)
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Hardiness Zone: 3-8   ·   Mature Height: 3-4 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 2-3 Feet

Buy Black Truffle Cardinal Flower online. Wonderful in the perennial border and perfect for rain gardens, this cardinal flower is sure to stand out with its dramatic, dark chocolatey-purple foliage and bold red flowers. Superior to other dark-foliaged Lobelia on the market, this perennial holds this deep color throughout the growing season. A magnet for hummingbirds and butterflies all summer, and deer tend to leave it alone.

Family: Campanulaceae · Common Name: Cardinal Flower

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  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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BLACK TRUFFLE CARDINAL FLOWER Plant Characteristics

Flower Color*
Red
Growth Rate*
Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
Burgundy/Crimson/Maroon
Copper/Bronze
Green
Leaf Color Spring*
Copper/Bronze
Green
Leaf Color Summer*
Copper/Bronze
Green
Leaf Type*
Deciduous/Herbaceous
Plant Type*
Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Seed
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

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BLACK TRUFFLE CARDINAL FLOWER Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Lobelia is easy to grow and adapts well to most soil conditions. Fertilize once a year with a slow release fertilizer.