Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood' - Garden Phlox

Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood'

  • Compact, clumping perennial
  • Fragrant cherry-red flowers with a faint contrasting eye
  • Individual flowers are densely arranged in large terminal clusters
  • Blooms form on sturdy stems
  • Narrow opposite pointed lance-shaped mid-green leaves
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
  • Flower Height: 70 cm
  • Foliage Height: 55 cm

ZONE:
4

COLOUR:
Red

HEIGHT:
50-55 cm

SPREAD:
45-55 cm

Currently Unavailable
×

Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Phlox paniculata grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. This cultivar has some tolerance of drought, although flowering will be affected. A summer mulch will help keep root zones cool. Deadhead to prolong bloom time and improve overall appearance. Provide good air circulation when choosing a location for this species to reduce the potential of powdery mildew.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
FLOWERING TIME:
Summer
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green