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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Lobelia cardinalis (Cardinal Flower)
This lovely wildflower, a hummingbird favorite, shines with brilliant scarlet flowers. Its natural habitat is the floodplain forests, freshwater marshes, and wet meadows throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. The Virginia Native Plant Society honored Cardinal Flower as Wildflower of the Year in 1991.
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants:
Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets