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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
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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9cm pot 4.00   Buy  

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