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Scrophularia macrantha Cardinale Red


Scrophularia macrantha Cardinale Red has curious, bird-like, bright red, tubular flowers that bloom from early summer to frost.

Scrophularia macrantha is a Penstemon relative whose common name is redbirds in a tree. This interesting shrub blooms from early summer until frost with curious, bright red, tubular flowers with white lips that look like little red birds resting in a tree. Cardinale Red 'Tnscrcr' is a dwarf, compact form with denser branching and larger flowers in tighter flower heads. Great for hummingbirds and bees. Hardy to zone 5 and drought tolerant once established. Plant in well-drained soils.

Common Name: Redbirds in a Tree

Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-10

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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