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Lobelia 'Wildwood Splendor'

Purple Cardinal Flower

Item #: 1513

Zones: 3a to 9b

Height: 40" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Zaire

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

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This 1989 Thurman Maness hybrid features light purple/ amethyst colored flowers from late summer thru early fall, atop a sturdy plant to nearly 4'. A mass of these are best planted in a moist border, or by the edge of the aquatic garden ...that's the fish pool for you rural folks.