Scrophularia CARDINALE™ RedScrophularia CARDINALE™ Red

Scrophularia CARDINALE™ Red


This plant is no longer for sale from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. It is strictly on our website for information purposes only.

This one has it all. It flowers continuously from June until frost with deep red “bird like” flowers, giving it the common name “Red Birds in a Tree”. In addition CARDINALE™ Red has leaves that are a fresh green color, a short, bushy habit, and the hummingbirds love it. Drought tolerant once established. A new version of the high elevation New Mexico native.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 21″ / 20″ / 22″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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SKU: SCRCARRED Categories: ,
Common Name Redbirds in a Tree
Family Scrophulariaceae
species macrantha
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP28908 ('TNSCRCR')
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 21" / 20" / 22"
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Soil Very well drained with high mineral and low organic.
pH 5.5 - 7.0
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Nutritional Needs 100 - 150 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Dry moderately between waterings.
How Different? Much shorter, and shrubbier with denser branching, and with larger flowers in more congested heads than the species.
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Finish Time to 4" 4 weeks
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Scrophularia CARDINALE™ Red - Product Profile
Scrophularia CARDINALE™ Red - Growing Recipe

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