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Lobelia cardinalis 'Chocolate Truffle'

A stunning new variety with dark chocolatey brown leaves and upright spikes of vibrant red flowers. Loves damp, or even wet ground. Hardy. To 80cm.

At a glance

Common Name
Cardinal flower 'Chocolate Truffle'
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
60cm to 90cm
Colour
Red
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Wet, Moist, Normal
Aspect
Part-shade, Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

Such a great contrast between flowers and foliage. A stunning plant in a damp border - its big downside is that it is attractive to slugs, so protect by whatever means you prefer.

 
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