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Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle' PP 25,687

Black Truffle Cardinal Flower

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Item #: 6226

Zones: 3a to 9b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle' is an exceptional selection of our deciduous native (Canada south to Florida) cardinal flower from West Virginia plantsman Peter Heus. The purple-black foliage color holds very well through the year and is a nice color backdrop to the 4' tall spikes of bright red, hummingbird-magnet flowers in early August. Average to moist soils are perfect for cardinal flower to thrive and don't forget to keep the rosettes uncovered during fall and winter.

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