Lobelia 'Black Truffle' Lobelia 'Black Truffle'

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Lobelia 'Black Truffle'

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  • Dark Stems,
  • Long Blooming,
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Common Name:Cardinal Flower
Plant Type:Perennial
Brand:American Beauties Native Plants
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 What is my zone?
Height:3 - 4 Feet
Spread:2 - 3 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Songbirds
Critter Resistance:Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color:Red Shades

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(Cardinal Flower ) Lobelia Black Truffle is a stunning addition to the Cardinal Flower family. The dark burgundy black foliage is a knockout from spring through the fall. The stunning bright red flowers contrast beautifully with the amazing dark foliage. Standing 3-4 foot tall, Black Truffle the bushy full upright habit is a great addition to perennial gardens, rain gardens and planted at the watered edge. Hardy in zones 5-8, the bright red flowers are a magnet for hummingbirds. Planted in full sun to part shade, Black Truffle makes for a great cut flower. Enjoy the great foliage all the while the deer should stay away.
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Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle' PPAF

Common Name Cardinal Flower
USDA Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Brand American Beauties Native Plants
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate, Moist, Wet
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Songbirds
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color Red Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Native
Design Use Border, Container, Massing, Specimen, Waters Edge or Bog
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Summer, Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage) Fall, Spring, Summer

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