The brilliant red flowers of Cardinal Flower are a hummingbird and butterfly magnet! This native plant is happiest in consistently moist soil and will tolerate brief flooding; perfect for rain gardens and naturalizing near ponds and streams. Scarlet red, tubular flowers open in August at the top of the unbranched stems, blooming for several weeks. In favorable situations it may seed about.
- Mature Height: 2-3 feet
- Mature Width: 2-3 feet
- Spacing: 2 feet
- Sunlight: Full Sun, Part Sun
- Soil Conditions: Moist (Typical), Soggy, Wet
Early in the season, many plants are pruned to encourage later fullness, and therefore may vary in size from the photo and size range. Rest assured, they hold the same glorious potential.
As plants are perishable, we take care to deliver them by hand using our own vehicles or trusted partners.
- We offer Same-Day delivery!
- Free 7-Day Delivery over $300!
- Prices depend on location (starting at $35 in Wilmette)
- Delivery zone includes the North Shore Suburbs North up to Winthrop Harbor and Wauconda; North Side of Chicago to downtown and Southwest to Oak Park.
- For plant material not planted by Chalet, there is a 1-year, 50% merchandise credit guarantee.
Consult our full delivery details for more information.
We also offer free in-store pickup at our retail store at 3132 Lake Avenue in Wilmette, IL. After your order we will prepare the product within 1-2 hours. You will receive an email notification when your order is ready. If you are planning to pick up later than 2-3 days after purchase, please respond to your Order Confirmation email to let us know. For plant material not planted by Chalet, there is a 1-year, 50% merchandise credit guarantee.
We also have a planting service which can be selected upon checkout as well. Pricing is 50% of order value. If you have a bigger project in mind, you can call our Landscape team at 847-688-0561. For plants planted by Chalet, there is a 1-year, 100% replacement guarantee.
Returns accepted within 14 days by replying directly to our order confirmation email. Refunds issued only in original form of payment.