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Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle'
Common Name: Cardinal Flower Family: Campanulaceae (The Bellflower Family)

Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle'
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Notes:
This cardinal flower hasdark chocolatey-purple foliage and bold red flowers that are favourites with hummingbirds. Quick to establish and vigorous. Prefers full sun and performs quite well in average to wet soil. Great when used in mass plantings, along the middle of the border, pond edges and rain gardens.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-8  BerriesNo 
BC Native    

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