Very similar to cardinal flower. Both are good choices for rain gardens.
Uses: Rain gardens, bees, butterflies, hummingbirds
Bloom time: September - October
Height: 18 to 30 inches
Space: 10 to 16 inches
Sun: Full sun to light shade
Moisture: Average to moist
Seed: Germinates fairly easily. The tiny seeds need light to germinate, so sow them on the surface and don't bury them at all.
- 520,000 seeds per ounce
- 1 ounce per 10,000 square feet
- 1 pound per 5.5 acres