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Lobelia x speciosa 'Vulcan Red'
Common Name: Cardinal Flower Family: Campanulaceae (The Bellflower Family)

Lobelia x speciosa 'Vulcan Red'
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Celebrate Leonard Nemoy and Mr Spock with this new cardinal flower. 'Vulcan Red' has full, well-branched and strong-stemmed habit with bronze foliage and dense, upright spikes with vivid scarlet flowers. Lobelia is an excellent border plant for average to moist locations and is a hummingbird and butterfly magnet.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Garden Origin
Native Habitat:
Damp shores, meadows and swamps.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureMoist Average Wet  Stem ColourRed 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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