'Black Truffle' Dark Red Cardinal Flower | Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle' | Available Spring 2021
This dark red flower lobelia species has bold red flowers accented by the deep, chocolatey-purple foliage. A cardinal flower cultivar that is superior to other dark-foliaged Lobelias on the market. 'Black Truffle' foliage holds this deep color throughout the growing season. A hummingbird and butterfly magnet all summer, but deer tend to leave it alone. Grows well in very shallow water or moist soil. Summer flowering in full sun to part shade. A stand out in the bog area of any water garden.
Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle'
Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade
Height: 2'-3' - Spread: 10"-14"
Water Depth: Moist soil
Advantages: Attracts Hummingbirds, Butterflies - Deer, Rabbit Resistant