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Cardinal Flower Black Truffle #2

SKU: 23845

This variety has stunning tall spikes of bright scarlet flowers and foliage that emerges near black and matures to deep burgundy; looks wonderful in mass plantings along borders.

$36.00

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Black Truffle Cardinal Flower features showy spikes of scarlet flowers rising above the foliage from mid summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its pointy leaves emerge black in spring, turning burgundy in color with prominent coppery-bronze tips and tinges of grayish green throughout the season.

Black Truffle Cardinal Flower is an herbaceous perennial with a rigidly upright and towering form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard.

Additional information

Dimensions 24 × 24-42 in
Botanical Name

Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle'

Exposure

Full Sun To Part Sun

Water Requirements

Moist

Height

24-42"

Width

24"

Deer Resistance

N

Attracts Pollinators

Y

Photo Credit

NET PS

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