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Lobelia x speciosa 'Fan Cinnabar Rose'

Pink Cardinal Flower

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Item #: 2008

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) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

From Germany's Benary Seed Company comes another in a series of tetraploid lobelia hybrids, this one with a nice medium bluish pink flower (RHS 58B). The hairy foliage makes a rosette thru the winter and into late spring, when the flower spike pushes upward to 36" by mid summer. The flowers then open for a show that will last (including reblooms) until frost.