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Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood'

Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood' - Garden Phlox

More About Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood'

  • Compact, clumping perennial
  • Cherry-red, fragrant 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

Height:

50-55 cm

Spread:

45-55 cm

Colour:

Red

Garden Phlox 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.

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Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Compact
Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green