Scrophularia CARDINALE™ RedScrophularia CARDINALE™ Red

Scrophularia CARDINALE™ Red


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

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

SKU: SCRCARRED Categories: ,
Common Name Redbirds in a Tree
Family Scrophulariaceae
Genus Scrophularia
species macrantha
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP28908 ('TNSCRCR')
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 21" / 20" / 22"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Red
Leaf Color Green
Soil Very well drained with high mineral and low organic.
pH 5.5 - 7.0
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbird Attractor, Low Water Usage
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.
Landscape Value --
Finish Time to 4" 4 weeks
Comments --
Grower Notes --
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