Cardinal Flower Seeds


Sold out for the 2021 season

Lobelia cardinalis

HEIRLOOM. Native, bright red flower is loved hummingbirds and butterflies! Needs light to germinate and benefits from cold stratification. Full sun/Part-Shade. Summer/Fall blooming. Perennial. 

Avg 100 seeds per 0.2 gram packet

  • Planting Information


Average seeds / packetPacket weight
Average seeds / g
Average seeds / oz
0.2 g2000
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost65-85°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingDays to harvest
Transplant or Direct Seedsurface3"80-90
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
18-24"10-20Annual2 years