cardinal flower


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Synonyms for cardinal flower

North American lobelia having brilliant red flowers

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For pure aesthetics, their plantings include rattle trap, wild ginger, wild geranium, Solomon's seal, rose mallow, cardinal flower, New England aster, wild oats, purple cone flower, stiff switch grass, wild petunia, little blue stem, downy skullcap, wild columbine and many other all-American beauties.
Toward the end of summer, when the soil has had a chance to dry out, taller plants may be found in the low, wet woods (such as Lobelia cardinalis, cardinal flower, and Vernonia fasciculata, ironweed).
RAY Peacock's 3-1 jt fav Rushmoor battles on gamely for Peter Scudamore to deny Cardinal Flower (H Davies) by a neck with Mercy Rimell's jt fav Migrator (R Linley) 10 lengths back in third in the Scottish Champion Hurdle.
Mossmorran, On Leave, Cardinal Flower, Our Louise, Hill's Guard and Stop It are multiple winners that spring to mind.
Cardinal Flower was also a useful dual purpose performer and during the 1982-83 jumping season won four races including the Rossington Main Novices' Hurdle at Doncaster.
Other good bets are bee balm or wild bergamot, cardinal flower, trumpet creeper, ocotillo, lupines, scarlet monkey flower and fire pink.
Experts recommend herbaceous perennials--like cardinal flower, Joe-Pye weed, and daylilies--as well as woody plants such as river birch, button bush, and sweet pepperbush.
As the summer progresses, all those blooming blossoms bring not only daily visitors, but masses of hummingbirds, drawn to the nectar and insects found in the blossoms of salvia and cardinal flower, one of the few perennials found on the property.
In a nearby field where a backhoe gouged out a drainage ditch, a lovely cardinal flower grew and bloomed, a rare sight here since nearly all the wetlands have been drained--and with them the lush, game-filled cranberry bogs that greeted the pioneers.
Agave, alstroemeria, bee balm, California fuchsia, Cape fuchsia, cardinal flower, cigar plants, columbine (from seed), coral bells, delphinium, four o'clock, foxglove (seed), hollyhock (short-lived), ipomopsis (short-lived), kangaroo paw, lion's tail, Lobelia laxiflora, lychnis, monkey flower, parrot's beak (Lotus berthelotii), Penstemon, phlox, pride of Madeira, red-hot poker, sage.
It is known as the cardinal flower because of its rich, cardinal-red flowers and beetroot-coloured, almost black, foliage.
For example, a cardinal flower, which likes part sun and moist environments and typically grows along stream banks and wetlands, will not be successful if planted in a dry sunny location.