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Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Regular price $29.99 USD
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Elevate the allure of your pond with the vibrant Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) Marginal Pond Plant. Known for its striking red blooms and lush foliage, this plant not only adds a pop of color but also promotes a healthy pond ecosystem.

Key Features:

  1. Eye-Catching Beauty: The Cardinal Flower is renowned for its stunning red flowers that attract attention from afar. The vibrant blooms contrast beautifully against the green foliage, creating a focal point in your pond landscape.

  2. Wildlife Magnet: This plant is a favorite among pollinators, attracting butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds to your pond area. Its presence helps support local wildlife populations, contributing to a balanced and thriving ecosystem.

  3. Water Purification: Cardinal Flower plays a role in maintaining water quality by absorbing excess nutrients and filtering out impurities. This natural filtration process helps keep your pond water clear and healthy for fish and other aquatic life.

  4. Easy Care: Lobelia cardinalis is relatively low-maintenance once established. It thrives in moist soil and partial shade, making it a suitable choice for pond margins or bog gardens. Regular watering and occasional fertilization can help promote healthy growth and blooming.

  5. Versatile Use: Whether planted along the pond edge or in shallow water, the Cardinal Flower adapts well to various growing conditions. Its upright growth habit makes it an excellent choice for adding height and vertical interest to your pond landscape.

Ideal Conditions:

  • Light: Partial shade to full sun exposure.
  • Water Depth: Suitable for shallow water or moist soil along pond edges.
  • Soil: Prefers moist, well-drained soil rich in organic matter.
  • Hardiness Zone: Hardy in zones 5-11, showcasing its adaptability to a wide range of climates.
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  • Hitchhiker Warning

    We recommend cleaning all plants before adding them to your tank. We regularly perform quality checks prior to shipping plants. However, we cannot guarantee our plants to be snail or hitchhiker-free. If you do not want to risk snails, please consider rinsing plants, conducting a bleach dip, or quarantining plants prior to adding them in your aquarium. Snails are a natural part of working with live plants.