Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.
Cardinal-Flower (Lobelia Cardinalis)
Whence is yonder flower so strangely bright? Would the sunsets last reflected shine Flame so red from that dead flush of light? Dark with passion is its lifted line, Hot, alive, amid the falling night. Dora Read GoodaleCardinal Flower.