Cardinal flower is a dazzling, bright red, native perennial wildflower found in moist to wet areas in most of the United States and eastern Canada.
It is a magnet for hummingbirds which are frequently found nearby when it is blooming from early summer on.
Typically found along stream sides, marsh areas and woodland clearings.
A great garden species.
Flower Color: Red
Height: 2 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Hydrology: Mesic to Wet Soils
Bloom Time: July to September
Plant Type: Perennial
Stratification: CM 60 Days
Attracts: Hummingbirds, Bees, Butterflies