cardinal flower


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cardinal flower:

see lobelialobelia
, any plant of the genus Lobelia, annual and perennial herbs of tropical and temperate woodlands and moist places. Most lobelias have blue or purple flowers on a long (1–4 ft/30–122 cm), leafy stem.
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cardinal flower

traditional symbol of eminence. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 290]
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Although it was rewarding to succeed with cardinal flower, when I started my current garden I decided to stick with its blue-flowered relative.
Prominent are Mimulus alatus (the southern species of monkey flower; both purple and more uncommonly white-flowered forms), Lobelia cardinalis (red cardinal flower), and Vernonia fasciculata (ironweed).
He liked nothing better than taking on the big southern stables on their home territory, and Newgate, Bennachie, Another Captain, Mossmorran, On Leave, Stop It and Cardinal Flower were among those he placed to win good prizes.
Scott saddled Hill's Guard to win the 1984 County Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival and other good horses he trained included Cardinal Flower, Mossmoran and Newgate.
A large ceramic pot has been transformed into a water feature with cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis) and Siberian iris just slightly submerged at its edge.
(Rain or dew on seeds can promote mold in storage.) While some seeds such as New England aster can be plucked by hand or shaken directly into a collection container, you should first cut the seed pods from plants such as cardinal flower and blazing star and allow them to air dry in paper bags for a few days.
Bergenia 5-8 10"-15" April-May Bleeding Heart 4-8 2' May-June Brunnera 3-7 15" May Cardinal Flower 3-8 3'-4' June-Aug.
Already new forest floor species such as foam flower, alum root, heart-leaved aster, bleeding heart, and cardinal flower are thriving.
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.
Newgate, Bennachie, Another Captain, Mossmorran, On Leave and Cardinal Flower were among the notables to fly the flag, and his greatest training triumph came when Hills Guard landed a gamble in the County Hurdle at the 1984 Cheltenham Festival.
These plants include lily, cardinal flower, honeysuckle, bee balm, trumpet vine, abelia, beauty bush, scarlet salvia, blue salvia, flowering tobacco, primrose, evening primrose, wiegelia, lily of the valley, single petunia, morning glory, nasturtium, snapdragon, foxglove, fuschia, pineapple and common sages, impatiens, poppies, red clover, scarlet runner bean, sweet peas, squash.
In the dog days of August and September, the cardinal flower and great blue lobelia attract a myriad of hummingbirds and butterflies, and the American beauty berry and strawberry bush will produce showy, colorful berries.