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Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens

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Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
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Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
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Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
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Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens

Species Name: Lobelia cardinalis var. pseudosplendens
Common Name: Cardinal Flower

Found locally in the Transverse Ranges. Showy red blooms adorn this excellent hummingbird plant. Needs regular water. Easy in a container due to draping habit.

Plant Family: Campanulaceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 1'h x 5'w+
Growth Habit: Low, trailing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: San Gabriel, San Bernardino Mtns, Peninsular Ranges, Desert Mountains (Panamint)
Natural Habitat: Stream-bottoms from 1400-5100'

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