Lobelia cardinalis also known to many as Cardinal plant is fairly easy to grow. Lighting should be at least moderate. CO2 injection is not necessary but highly recommended for vigorous growth.
This unusual stem plant grows upward at a moderate pace, producing side shoots at a rate that highly depends on growing conditions. Pruning should be done by topping and replanting the tops. If a street of this plant is desired, the tops should be cut at progressively shorter intervals.
L. cardinalis has long been used in Dutch planted aquariums.
Hardiness: Easy to moderate
Light Needs: Medium
Region: North America
Location: Temperate and Subtropical North America
Growth Rate: Medium
You are buying one rooted plant averaging approx 3" tall
Only plant the root in your substrate, not any of the plant itself or this can cause melting or shock, for more information on planting and care for your plants, please go here