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Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle' PP25687

Cardinal Flower

'Black Truffle' Cardinal flower has leaves which are purple to black, especially in spring and early summer.  Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle' produces 4' spikes of vivid red flowers from July to September, attracting hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators like mad.  This very showy native is an introduction by Peter Heus of West Virginia, and is being marketed by Plants Nouveau and North Creek's American Beauties Program.

Height

40 Inches

Spread

30 Inches

Bloom Color

Red

USDA Hardiness Zone

5
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop
181 Lobelia cardinalis Black Truffle #1 (deep maroon foliage, red flower)
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Flower
Deer Resistant
Native
Soil Conditions
Average
Moist
Wet
Bloom Time
Summer
Exposure
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Wet Site Tolerant
Foliage Color
Almost Black
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