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Q.Cardinal Flower – Can it be grown in zone 7 in containers?

Zone 7 | Anonymous added on August 28, 2020 | Answered

The area where the containers will be gets some morning sun & is mostly in the shade in the afternoon. Will we have to mulch the containers over the winter?

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Answered on August 30, 2020

These should grow beautifully in your area. They do need lots of moisture, so be sure they're watered at least a couple times a week, especially if they're containerized. Yes, you'll want to add compost or other mulch over the winter. This is a great article that will tell you all about how to care for them: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/cardinal-flower/growing-cardinal-flowers.htm

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