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Close up of Queen Victoria Cardinal Flower, small bright red flowers emerging from purple foliage with hints of green

AWARD WINNING, BRIGHT RED LEAFED CAPTIVATING PERENNIAL

FEATURES:

  • Densely packed with fiery scarlet flower spikes that bloom from midsummer to early fall 
  • These blooms will stand tall along above their beet-red foliage 
  • The blooms are a hummingbird and butterfly magnet 
  • Adds unique vertical interest to any landscape
  • Hardy, low maintenance, pest and disease free 
  • Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society 
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships in a plant-safe designed box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Mature Height: 3-4' tall
  • Mature Width: 1-2' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Spacing: 18-24" apart

Queen Victoria Cardinal Flower

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Lobelia 'Queen Victoria'

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AWARD WINNING, BRIGHT RED LEAFED CAPTIVATING PERENNIAL

FEATURES:

  • Densely packed with fiery scarlet flower spikes that bloom from midsummer to early fall 
  • These blooms will stand tall along above their beet-red foliage 
  • The blooms are a hummingbird and butterfly magnet 
  • Adds unique vertical interest to any landscape
  • Hardy, low maintenance, pest and disease free 
  • Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society 
  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships in a plant-safe designed box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • Mature Height: 3-4' tall
  • Mature Width: 1-2' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Spacing: 18-24" apart

Why plant Queen Victoria Cardinal Flower?

Have you ever been in the presence of royalty? Well now you have! Meet the prestigious Queen Victoria Cardinal Flower, truly one of our most promising top performers that is quite perfect for those late summer gardens! Queen Victoria will bring the royalty and elegance to your garden without an issue. This vibrant perennial has a brilliant profusion of flower spikes that are densely packed with bright scarlet red colored leaves that will bloom from midsummer to early fall. This plant is aesthetically pleasing with its vertical interest that it happily brings to your home. To top it all off, this plant is extremely hardy, low maintenance, and highly pest and disease free, deer will leave the Queen alone! Although these plants are rather short-lived, they do self-seed in ideal growing conditions, so you'll have more each year!

How to use Queen Victoria Cardinal Flower in the landscape?

These perennials are widely planted in border garden beds, to decorate wild gardens, butterfly garden, cottage gardens, and bog gardens. Queen Victoria knows what she's doing when it comes to turning heads!

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 3-9

How To Plant Queen Victoria Cardinal Flower

Queen Victoria thrives in a rich, medium to wet soil in full to part shaded areas. If you've got a location with poor drainage and damp soil as a result, the Queen will plant herself happily there! We only ask for the best for royalty!

How To Water

Water your Queen Victoria twice a week, more when rainfall cannot be promised for the first few months. The Queen prefers a moist, wet soil to shine!

How To Fertilize

Although Cardinal Flowers do not generally need fertilizer throughout the year, if you'd like to give your Queen a boost, we recommend using our Elements Starter Plant Food.

How To Prune

In season, you should deadhead the spent blooms for a clean cut appearance and to encourage new blooms. After the flowering time has passed, you should cut it back.

How Does Shipping Work?

Size Small (AAA), Medium (A2A), and Large (AA) plants (our Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a common carrier. Ships in a plant-safe designed box within 5-7 business days.

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