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The scientific name of the cardinal flower is Lobelia cardinalis, this flower has been called the reddest red in nature and they flourish in wet areas near ponds or streams. The cardinal flower is a native perennial wildflower that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Furthermore, the brilliant color of this plant actually earned it its common name, which refers to the traditional red vestments of cardinals. According to history, explorers first encountered this native plant near a river in Canada, and they sent it back to Europe for classification. To learn how to grow cardinal flower from seed visit is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to