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Lobelia cardinalis 'Russian Princess'

Upright spikes of red leaves, topped with fuchsia pink flowers. A rather lovely variant on the more familiar 'Queen Victoria' form. Loves damp, or even wet ground. Hardy. To 80cm.

At a glance

Common Name
Cardinal flower 'Russian Princess'
Hardy perennial
60cm to 90cm
Spread Rate
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Wet, Moist, Normal
Part-shade, Sun
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

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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Item Price   Buy  
9cm pot (Pre-Order for Apr 20) 4.00   Buy  
1 litre pot (Out Of Stock) 4.60      
2 litre pot (Out Of Stock) 6.00      

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When an item is marked as Pre-Order it means the plants are not yet ready for sale but we do expect to have stocks of the plants available at the indicated time and you can pre-order them now if you wish. We will be in touch to discuss delivery arrangements on receipt of your order. You may need to pay an additional delivery charge if you wish to split your order into more than one delivery.

Items marked as Out of Stock
When an item is marked Out Of Stock, it means that we have sold our stocks of that size for the current season and are unlikely to get any more this season. We can deliver to most addresses in mainland UK but we cannot deliver overseas. Delivery charges are calculated according to the number of plants ordered, as follows:
1 to 4 plants, 5.95
5 to 9 plants, 7.50
10 to 20 plants, 9.95
21 to 50 plants, 15.00
51+ plants, POA
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