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Thirsty Thursday

Well, folks, it’s been a few years since this old squirrel has seen a good stand of Cardinal Flower, Lobelia¬†cardinals.¬†But I did this week. 168 more words

Backyard Habitat

The Case of the Mistakenly Labeled Lobelias

I love Cardinal Flowers (Lobelia cardinalis), but they don’t love me. Which is to say, they always die on me after a couple of years. 461 more words

Native Plants And Wildflowers

Spicebush and cardinal

Cardinal flowers (Lobelia cardinalis) are now in bloom at Huntley Meadows Park. In addition to being beautiful, these vivid red flowers attract butterflies, like this Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly ( 17 more words


The Orange Daisies of Summer

Summer is coming. I know because last Saturday I planted Mexican Sunflower (Tithonia rotundifolia). This is the moment every year when I feel that spring is starting to fade away and summer is coming over the horizon. 366 more words


Wildflower Collection for 3/12


A Wildflower Collection for you to enjoy today. Have a great Day everyone :)

44 Speedwell60 Charlock (maybe, not sure)45 Wild Strawberry165 Bittersweet Vine210 Cardinal Flower215 Parentucellia


Wordless Wednesday: Cardinal Flower

Almost wordless: A lone Cardinal Flower along the path in the park. I have tried unsuccessfully to grow these in my wildflower garden.

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