Red Riding Hood Phlox

Red Riding Hood Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood'

$15.00 + GST

A classic and popular perennial with a phenomenal long bloom time it produces bright cherry red blooms all summer atop dark green foliage. Great colour pop in the garden is also great for planting in containers.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 1.75 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.75 ft FLOWER Summer, Red
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Dark green foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, groundcover or in a mass planting

Notes:

Tall plants may require staking

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average moist, well-drained conditions - Avoid overhead watering

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Deadheading will prolong bloom time

Clump Division:

Clumps may be divided in spring

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

May have herbal edible/medicinal uses but not widely known

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot