I ordered Red Riding Hood Phlox from Bluestone Perennials because of its color and fragrance. I was disappointed to find that one of the plants was broken and many of the leaves were yellowed and/or spotted. Hopefully, they survive.
Height: Medium 20" / Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-8 Get Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Acidic, Sandy
Flower Color / Accent: Red / Red
Description: Strong grower with huge fragrant flower heads on more compact bushier plants. Cherry red. One of the best reds.
Plant Care: Deadheading can prolong bloom time. Heavy feeder. To force side shoots and secondary blooms, pinch out main flower head when it starts to decline.
General Information: Prefers a moist soil, good cut flower, fragrant, best selection for the coldest areas (zone 3 & 4), Not for the Gulf states.
Features to Note: Wet Tolerant, Good for Cut Flowers, Fragrant , OK in containers - see FAQ for overwintering, Not tolerant of Humidity, Plants that attract Butterflies, Plants that attract Hummingbirds, Long Blooming 4 weeks or more
Photo will be added when they bloom.