Cardinal Flower

Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis

Family: Bellflower (Campanulaceae)
AKA: Scarlet Lobelia
Photo taken on: October 9, 2011
Location: White Rock Canyon, NM
Life Zones: Foothills
Habitat: Wet areas, seeps, springs

Grows to over 3ft tall with striking bright red flowers that have two lips; the top one split in two, the bottom one in three.

Red & Orange Flowers