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Lobelia cardinalis

Much admired woodland native. Crimson red tubular flowers rise up on 2-4' spikes, late July, invigorating the late season garden. Attracts hummingbirds. Once established, often re-seeds. Space 18-24" apart.

Light to partial shade in moist, organically rich soil. Mulch roots in summer and winter to conserve moisture. Can tolerate sunnier sites if constant moisture is present.

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