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Cardinal Plant - Set of 2 Plants

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Minimum Lighting Required: Moderate

Temperature Range: 72-82° F

Tank Placement: Midground

Cardinal Plant, also referred to as Scarlet Lobelia or Cardinal Flower, originates from North America.  This plant produces thick leaves that are often a deep scarlet-red on the underside.  Color variations range from a light green on both leaf sides to a dark purple underside and dark green upper leaf.  Cardinal Flower is undemanding and hardy and will do well in varied aquarium conditions.  It is a slow-grower and good placement is the foreground or midground of the aquarium.

Reviews (23)

  • 5
    A little color, Please

    Posted by Glenn Starner-Tate on 1 Oct 2021

    And this was added for color - other than green - in my planted aquarium. I'm a newbie to plants and so far everything is perfect. This was another great addition.

  • 5
    Cardinal Plant

    Posted by Steve Minnick on 14 Sep 2021

    The plant arrived in great shape! I was very pleased to see how healthy the plant was. After soaking it in room temperature for over 24 hours, I planted it in my aquarium. I hope it likes it’s new home.

  • 5
    Love the Purple!!

    Posted by Micah A Alden on 13 Sep 2021

    These came in great condition despite the delay from FedEx. The one piece I was able to take the top off and it rooted itself within days and all pieces are really healthy and growing in quickly. Great mid ground plant for my tank.

  • 5
    Cardinal Plant

    Posted by William Marrero on 6 Aug 2021

    Simply beautiful! Cardinal came in healthy and with vibrant colors. Didn't know which way to plant in substrate so stretched it out a bit and put a lead spike to hold in place and it's roots are going down into the substrate. Colors have faded a little but I don't have enough light so I'll be cranking up the light slowly. Just happy!

  • 5
    You shuuld buy it

    Posted by Ryan Schall on 6 May 2021

    The ones i received were sooo beautiful that i decided to only plant some in the tank and grow the others immersed o see if i could keep the color

  • 4
    Cardinal plant

    Posted by Kevin Michael on 3 May 2021

    Good condition, but we’re very small. This is not what I am used to from Modern Aquarium

  • 4
    Cardinal plant

    Posted by Tony on 26 Apr 2021

    Nice, lost a few leaves the first day but is now looking good.

  • 5
    Cardinal Plant

    Posted by Trent Coleman on 16 Apr 2021

    Great plant, already growing and still producing purple leaves.

  • 5

    Posted by Carol Galindo on 7 Apr 2021

    Perfect. My tetras & platys love playing with it.

  • 5
    Cardinal plant

    Posted by Rae on 1 Apr 2021

    This plant is absolutely gorgeous in my tank. The colors are amazing. Arrived healthy and beautiful. I wish I’d ordered more.

  • 5

    Posted by Richard Toussaint on 23 Mar 2021

    Best packaging I have received from web sellers. Plants received in very good condition

  • 5
    Great plant

    Posted by Read on 16 Jan 2021

    The plants were healthy when they arrived and the colors were awesome.