Cardinal Flower

Botanical Name: Lobelia cardinalis

Anishanaabe Name: shkotaebugonee

Height: Tall

Season of bloom: Late summer.

Growing Conditions: Sun to shade. Moist soil which is wet in spring.

Wildlife benefits: Favourite food source of hummingbirds.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes


Similar species: Royal Catchfly. Great Blue Lobelia

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