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Lobelia x speciosa 'Compliment Scarlet'

Scarlet Cardinal Flower

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Item #: 48

Zones: 7a to 9b, at least

Height: 36" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Zaire

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

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This hot new hybrid tetraploid seed strain boasts fuzzy lobelia foliage (great for closet plant fondlers) all the way up the stems, ending in a stalk of very large brilliant scarlet red flowers (RHS 45B). The late summer flowers often last into the fall, especially when cut back after the initial flowering...WOW!