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Anyone who's ever taken a hike in midsummer woods anywhere in the east probably knows this stunning plant. Cardinal flowers bloom with tall spikes of lipstick red flowers in August in wet American woodlands all the way from Canada to Louisiana.
Queen Victoria at about 3 feet is a little shorter than the native, and the color is a little deeper velvety red. You'll love these vivid flowers as much as the hummingbirds. Pick a moist spot in sun or partial shade for yours.
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By Lily Rose
from Sacramento, CA
About Me Avid Gardener
Comments about American Meadows Cardinal Flower Queen Victoria:
This had been doing fine for the first few weeks it was in the ground. We had several days over 90 degrees, and it died. I wish it had been shipped earlier, as it's not unusual for this area to be over 90 in April.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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By Paula D
from Monroe, NY
About Me Casual Hobbyist
Can't wait to see how they do next year!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Beautifull plant .It is very resilient ( my dog broke some of it after planting but the plant didn't seen to be upset about it).Growing and getting bigger.
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Cardinal Flower Queen Victoria
By Barb the Want to be Gardener
from Stafford, VA
Beautiful foliage and deep fire engine red blooms!
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
NOT RECOMMENDED IN AREAS WITH DEER
While it didn't look great when it arrived, I planted it quickly and it seemed to get established very well. Then ... the deer ate it and it never recovered! I had bought it because it was listed as "deer resistant" or "deer tend to avoid", so that was disappointing. I gave it 3 stars because it probably would have done great!
Merchant response: We sincerely apologize that our Cardinal Flower Queen Victoria plant did not meet your expectations. There are many variables in gardening but we are committed to your success and stand behind all our products with our 100% guarantee. Please contact us so that we may assist you with a solution. Happy Gardening!
from Bridgeport, CT
I ordered two cardinal plants. One was placed in a crowded wild flower garden and did exceptionally well. Tall, long lasting blooms that a hummingbird found and loved - more than the hummer feeder that was right next to it! The other was planted in a cut garden bed 12 feet away in the same sunlight and barely survived pest damage (and was treated with dust). It has just now (late August) started to bloom, but is less than 1/4 the height of the strong plant. Mixed feelings.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Hummingbirds love them
from Rockville, MD
We moved to USA few years ago. We never saw a hummingbird in nature and my kids were not familiar with North American native plants. So I ordered 3 bulbs of Cardinal flower last year. But they did not make it. This spring I got replacement from American Meadows. This time they were in must better condition. They started to bloom in July. Now they are taller than me (I am about 160cm) and hummingbirds come to us everyday.
from Ambler, PA
I have several of these and they're outstanding! I live in zone 6 and keep these in partial shade near a bird bath so the ground there stays moist. The hummingbirds love them!
Not a good buy
from Reston, VA
Plant were dried out and did not survive.
Merchant response: We apologize that your experience with our Cardinal Flower was not what you expected. We fully guarantee all of our products and we would love to discuss possible solutions to ensure your success. Our Master Gardeners on staff are here to help at your convenience.
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