- Flower nameLobelia cardinalis
- Scientific nameLobelia cardinalis
- Alias紅花沢桔梗, Lobelia cardinalis
- Place of originCentral and eastern North America
- Place of floweringGarden
- Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September, October
What is Lobelia cardinalis
Lobelia cardinalis (Lobelia cardinalis) is a short-lived perennial grass in the family Campanulaceae, native to central and eastern North America. It prefers damp places such as rivers and marshes. The stems are unbranched and grow straight and tall. The same genus, L. sesifolia, has blue-violet flowers, while L. cardinalis has bright red flowers. Many garden varieties have been produced from this species. For example, there are white flowers and 'Queen Victoria', which has reddish-purple leaf stalks.
Common name: Lobelia cardinalis, Scientific name: Lobelia cardinalis, also known as Lobelia lodgens, Leaf shape: lanceolate to elliptic; leaf color: green, dark purple; leaf length: 20 cm; leaf width: 1.5 cm; inflorescence: alternate; leaf margin: serrated; inflorescence shape: acicular; inflorescence length: 30-45 cm; flower color: red, white; flowering season: August-October; flower length: 3-5 cm; Notes: poisonous plant.