Lobelia cardinalis 'Queen Victoria'

Bronze leaf cardinal flower

Need a bit of bling? TOWIE in plant form? Then 'Queen Vic' is your gal. 

Named for the monarch rather than the pub this plant could easily win a Drag Race. 

Ravishingly erect dark and sturdy stems, burnished burgundy bronze slender leaves, dripping scarlet spangles of velvety seductiveness. This is a beauty queen and a half. If it were Joan Collins it would have shoulder pads as wide as the Mile End Road. Grow in bog gardens, shallow water and rich fertile damp soil. 

No need for prominence - you can spot this a mile off.

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£ 7.50

Family

Plant type

Hardiness

Height

Spread

Foliage

Flower

Soil

Position

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Campanulaceae

Tender perennial

H3

90cm 

50cm 

Burgundy bronze

Scarlet red 

Poorly-drained, moist, boggy 

Full sun, partial shade

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