Stunning spikes of scarlet, five-petalled flowers rise up in late summer among beautiful, beetroot-coloured foliage. This gorgeous cardinal flower brings a splash of vibrant colour to the garden just as many perennials are fading. Plant in a border or a container.
Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: deep, fertile, moist soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: August to October
Hardiness: fully hardy