What is it?

emendisJune 28, 2014

Bought this at a local garden store. It had no identification of any kind.

About 2' tall.

Thank you.

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Lobelia cardinalis

    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 12:34PM
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Thank you for that info. Is there a common name for it? I'd like to look for more of them.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 12:43PM
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missingtheobvious(Blue Ridge 7a)

The common name is Cardinal Flower, but with the purple foliage I assume this is a special cultivar.
Here's MObot's article about the native Cardinal Flower:

    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 1:28PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

when looking for things.. especially online ... you should use the latin.. to INSURE you get what you want...

using common names will get you.. confused ..


    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 4:31PM
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