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August 24, 2012


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Ellen, I'd like more of it around too, especially since the hummingbirds love it.
Carol, thanks for the hint on the seed spreading...I'll do that!

Carol C.

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Thank you, Nancy, for your kind words. I am so enjoying my Cardinal flowers all over my yard. You can strip the seeds off the stalk after the flowers die off and scatter them where ever you like. Leave the original plant, as it will come back next year. They are not picky in my sandy soil. I have some in full sun, and in the woods. They are the reddest flowers I had ever seen - until I saw some red flowers in Scotland! Can't wait to show you my bird finds!


Beautiful! I love Cardinal Flower. We had a lot of it at our old house. It often showed up unexpectedly on the other side of the garden from where it was originally planted, but I left it alone. The hummingbirds were grateful. That's definitely a plant I'll need to add next year.

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