Lobelia Cardanalis – 1L Marginal Pond Plant



  • Wildlife Friendly
  • Type: Marginal 
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Foliage Colour: Green  
  • Flowering Season: Summer
  • Planting Depth: 0 – 5 cm
  • Plant Growth Above Water Height: 60-90cm
  • Recycled Packaging 
  • Pot Size: 1 Litre
Lobelia Cardanalis - 1L Marginal Pond Plant £10.99

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About the Lobelia Cardanalis

Enhance your garden with the vivid, show-stopping color of Lobelia Cardinalis, available in 1-litre pots. Known for its brilliant red flowers and lush green foliage, this hardy perennial is perfect for adding a dramatic touch to borders, water gardens, and containers.

  • Botanical Name: Lobelia cardinalis
  • Common Names: Cardinal Flower, Red Lobelia
  • Plant Size: Grows up to 60-90 cm (24-36 inches) in height
  • Spread: Reaches a spread of 30-45 cm (12-18 inches)
  • Pot Size: 1 litre
  • Foliage: Dark green, lance-shaped leaves
  • Flowers: Bright red, tubular flowers arranged in dense spikes, typically blooming from mid-summer to early autumn
  • Growth Habit: Upright, clumping form
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-9
  • Light Requirements: Thrives in full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Requirements: Prefers consistently moist, well-drained soil; can tolerate wet conditions
  • Stunning Blooms: Lobelia Cardinalis produces brilliant red flowers that create a striking visual impact, making it a standout in any garden setting.
  • Lush Foliage: The dark green, lance-shaped leaves provide a beautiful contrast to the bright flowers, enhancing the overall aesthetic of your garden.
  • Versatile Planting: Ideal for garden borders, water gardens, and containers, this plant adapts well to a variety of settings and can tolerate wet soil conditions, making it perfect for moist areas.
  • Wildlife Friendly: The nectar-rich flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees, supporting local biodiversity and bringing lively activity to your garden.
  • Low Maintenance: This hardy perennial is easy to grow and care for, making it an excellent choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.

Planting and Care Instructions:

  • Planting: Place the 1-litre pot in a location with full sun to partial shade. Ensure the soil is consistently moist and well-drained. This plant can also thrive in wet soil conditions, making it ideal for water garden edges.
  • Watering: Water regularly to maintain moist soil, especially during dry periods. Consistent moisture is key to the health and vibrancy of Lobelia Cardinalis.
  • Maintenance: Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming throughout the season. Cut back the stems after flowering to promote new growth and maintain the plant’s shape. Mulch around the base to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds.
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer in spring to support vigorous growth and abundant blooming.

Why Choose Our Lobelia Cardinalis?

  • Quality Assurance: Our Lobelia Cardinalis plants are nurtured with care and thoroughly inspected to ensure they are healthy and ready to thrive in your garden.
  • Sustainable Practices: We are committed to eco-friendly gardening. Our plants are grown using sustainable methods that protect the environment.
  • Expert Support: Our knowledgeable team is here to provide expert advice and tips, whether you are a novice or an experienced gardener, to help your garden flourish.

Additional information


4.5cm bulb box (3), 4.5cm bulb box (6)


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