Lobelia Cardinalis

Aquatic Plants
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Tissue culture plants are cultivated in sterile lab settings ensuring your plant is free from pests, snails and algae! These are young specimen that are grown in emersed forms. Gel should always be removed prior to planting.

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Remove this plant from its growing medium before planting.
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Lobelia cardinalis can be found growing wild in North America. When grown in captivity, this plant is cultivated in marshy and bog-like environments resulting in the plant's leaves displaying a dark green coloration with purple undersides. When used in a planted aquarium tank, Lobelia Cardinalis is a striking light green and makes a lovely midground or background aquatic plant choice dependent upon the size of the aquarium tank being utilized. Highly versatile, Lobelia Cardinalis can also be grown in outdoor garden pond setups and when grown above the water's surface, it produces flowers with a deep scarlet red coloration.  

Propagate by trimming stems and replanting or pulling apart dense clumps and splitting the roots. 

Common Name Cardinal Plant
Care  Easy to Moderate
Lighting Low 
CO2 Recommended
Suggested Placement Midground and Background
Propagation Trim and plant stems
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 7-12"
Shipping, Returns and Refunds
Live plants are shipped Monday - Friday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday and Friday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.

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Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.

Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.

To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.

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