cardinal flower

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cardinal flower

lobeliaberlandieri.
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This true form of lobelia cardinalis reaches 3ft tall and has erect spikes of crimson flowers from August onwards.
There are two wonderful Lobelias, too - the scarlet cardinal flower, Lobelia cardinalis, and the rich blue L.
THE red of helichrysum Hot Bikini looks great teamed with the bright red blooms of the dahlia variety Bishop Of Llandaff and lobelia cardinalis.
When I was eight or nine I learned the name of Lobelia cardinalis and thought it was very cool to be able say that - though I can't stand the plant now.
For perennials, try lupins, lobelia cardinalis, primula and phlox.
Combine bold herbaceous plants such as Acanthus mollis (large glossy leaves) and stately, upright lobelia cardinalis (reddish-purple, bright red flowers) with seasonal cannas, lilies and dahlias in glorious shades - plus spiky-leaved phormiums and cordylines to add tropical drama.
I have made room for as many as possible, including Acanthus, Astilbe, Campanula, Digitalis, Euphoprbia, Hollyhock, kniphofia, Liatris, Ligularia, Lobelia cardinalis, Lysimachia, Lythrium and Sisyrinchum.