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46 Red Garden Flowers (with Bloom Times & Where to Buy)

collage of red flowers for home gardens

In this article, I’ll be sharing the best red flowers for your home garden. I’ve included a photo of each plant along with my personal experience with the plant and all of the important details you need to decide which red flower is right for your landscape!

Make sure you scroll to the bottom of this post for a table that includes the size, bloom times and key features of each plant in this list!

Hollandia Anemone

Anemone ‘Hollandia’

Hollandia Anemone
Anemone 'Hollandia'
Hollandia Anemone, Anemone ‘Hollandia’
  • Growing Zones: 7-10
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 8-10” H x 6-9″ W
  • Flower Color: Red with white rings and black centers
  • Foliage Color: Green, Parsley-like
  • Bloom Time: Spring; Continuous re-flowering throughout the season
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: Mediterranean
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The Hollandia Anemone (Anemone ‘Hollandia’) is a vibrant and tenacious perennial known for its red blooms with white rings and black centers. It’s praised for its long-lasting bloom season, easy maintenance, and ability to thrive in full sun. 

This poppy-like flower is versatile, suitable for containers, ground cover, or as cut flowers due to its continuous re-flowering nature throughout spring.

Red Calla Lily

Zantedeschia spp. (Red Cultivar)

Red Calla Lily

Zantedeschia spp. (Red Cultivar)
Red Calla Lily, Zantedeschia spp. (Red Cultivar)
  • Growing Zones: 7-10
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 1-3’ H x 1-2’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green with Spots
  • Bloom Time: Late Spring to Summer
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: South Africa
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The Red Calla Lily (Zantedeschia spp.), thrives in growing zones 7-10, requiring full sun to partial shade. It grows 1-3 feet tall and 1-2 feet wide, displaying vibrant red flowers atop green foliage speckled with spots. Blooming from late spring to summer for several weeks, this medium-growth plant is native to South Africa.

Zing Rose Dianthus 

Dianthus deltoides

Zing Rose Dianthus 

Dianthus deltoides
Zing Rose Dianthus, Dianthus deltoides
  • Growing Zones: 3-8
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 6″ H x 12-18″ W
  • Flower Color: Brilliant Pinkish-Red
  • Foliage Color: Deep Green
  • Bloom Time: Mid-summer to fall
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Europe and western Asia
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The Zing Rose Dianthus (Dianthus deltoides), thrives in growing zones 3-8, requiring full sun exposure. It grows to a height of 6 inches and spreads 12-18 inches wide. 

Featuring brilliant pinkish-red flowers and deep green foliage, it blooms from mid-summer to fall with a moderate growth rate.

Maxima Switzerland Begonia

Tuberhybrida Begonia ‘Maxima Switzerland’

Maxima Switzerland Begonia

Tuberhybrida Begonia 'Maxima Switzerland'
Maxima Switzerland Begonia, Tuberhybrida Begonia ‘Maxima Switzerland’
  • Growing Zones: 1-11 Annually
  • Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Size: 10-12″ H x 6-14″ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Near-black, glossy
  • Bloom Time: Summer for several weeks
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: tropical South America and southern Africa
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The Maxima Switzerland Begonia (Tuberhybrida Begonia ‘Maxima Switzerland’) showcases radiant scarlet-red double blooms contrasted by glossy near-black foliage, adding dramatic color to gardens. 

Ideal for containers or garden beds, it thrives in shaded areas, requiring consistent moisture and well-drained soil for optimal growth. 

Blooms persist for weeks, attracting pollinators, and it can be a captivating addition to various outdoor spaces.

Butterfly Red Penta

Penta lanceolata ‘Butterfly Red’

Butterfly Red Penta

Penta lanceolata 'Butterfly Red'
Butterfly Red Penta, Penta lanceolata ‘Butterfly Red’
  • Growing Zones: 3-11
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 12-22” H x 15-18” W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Yemen to East Africa
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The Butterfly Red Penta (Penta lanceolata ‘Butterfly Red’) thrives in zones 3-11, preferring full sun.

With a height of 12-22” and a spread of 15-18”, it showcases beautiful red star-shaped flowers against green foliage during the summer months. 

Pulp Fiction Dahlia

Dahlia pinnata ‘Pulp Fiction’

Pulp Fiction Dahlia

Dahlia pinnata 'Pulp Fiction'
Pulp Fiction Dahlia, Dahlia pinnata ‘Pulp Fiction’
  • Growing Zones: 9-11
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 8-10” H x 12-36” W
  • Flower Color: Red & Black
  • Foliage Color: Near Black, Burgundy-Red tones
  • Bloom Time: Mid-summer through autumn
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: Mexico and Central America
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The Pulp Fiction Dahlia (Dahlia pinnata ‘Pulp Fiction’) is an eye-catching plant featuring fiery red blooms with near-black foliage. 

Thriving in zones 9-11, it offers bold color in gardens, containers, and even as cut flowers. 

With moderate care requirements and a compact size, it attracts butterflies and hummingbirds while adding dramatic hues to outdoor spaces.

Wild Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis

Wild Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis
Wild Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis
  • Growing Zones: 3-8
  • Light: Partial Shade
  • Size: 2-3’ H x 12-18” W
  • Flower Color: Red/Yellow Two-Tone
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: North America
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Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) is a charming native perennial known for its striking red and yellow two-tone flowers. 

Thriving in partial shade and well-drained soil, it grows 2-3 feet tall with a spread of 12-18 inches. 

This medium-growth plant blooms in spring, attracting pollinators and adding native elegance to gardens in USDA Zones 3-8.

Tom Knudsen Camellia

Camellia japonica ‘Tom Knudsen’

Tom Knudsen Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Tom Knudsen'
Tom Knudsen Camellia, Camellia japonica ‘Tom Knudsen’
  • Growing Zones: 8-10
  • Light: Partial shade, thrives in partial sun to afternoon shade
  • Size: 6-8’ H x 6-8’ W
  • Flower Color: Deep rose red with darker red veins
  • Foliage Color: Glossy deep-green leaves (evergreen)
  • Bloom Time: Mid-winter to early spring
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: China and Japan
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The Tom Knudsen Camellia (Camellia japonica ‘Tom Knudsen’) is a vibrant evergreen shrub offering deep rose red blooms with darker red veins. 

Thriving in growing zones 8-10, it prefers partial shade, displaying glossy deep-green leaves year-round. 

This medium-sized shrub blooms during mid-winter to early spring, reaching a size of 6-8 feet in both height and width.

Hibiscus Midnight Marvel

Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Midnight Marvel’

Hibiscus Midnight Marvel

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Midnight Marvel'
Hibiscus Midnight Marvel, Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Midnight Marvel’
  • Growing Zones: 4-9
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 3-4’ H x 3-4’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to early fall
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Hybrid of Hibiscus moscheutos, which is native to southern to eastern North America
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The Hibiscus Midnight Marvel is a hardy perennial known for its deep carmine-red blooms and striking dark purple foliage. 

Thriving in full sun or partial shade, this plant grows 3-4 feet tall and wide. Its showy flowers emerge late summer through early fall, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies.

It’s low-maintenance, tolerating various growing conditions like occasional drought and wet soils. 

This variety, a selection of native Rose Mallow, creates a tropical look and is a great choice for landscapes seeking late-season visual appeal.

Geranium ‘Happy Thought Red’

Pelargonium x hortorum

Geranium 'Happy Thought Red'

Pelargonium x hortorum
Geranium ‘Happy Thought Red’, Pelargonium x hortorum
  • Growing Zones: 9-10
  • Light: Full sun
  • Size: 1-1.5′ H x 1-1.5′ W
  • Flower Color: Bright scarlet clusters
  • Foliage Color: Bright golden-yellow center with a deep green margin
  • Bloom Time: Summer to fall
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Hybrid of two species of wild pelargoniums of South Africa called Geranium africanum
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Geranium ‘Happy Thought Red’ (Pelargonium x hortorum) showcases bright scarlet flowers with distinctive bright golden-yellow centers and deep green margins on its leaves. 

Ideal for full sun exposure, this plant blooms from summer to fall, reaching a size of 1-1.5 feet in both height and width.

Free: Flower Bloom Tracker – Printable Bloom Charts

collage of free bloom charts

A Four-Season Garden Essential!
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Hot Shot Girard Azalea

Rhododendron x ‘Girard’s Hot Shot’

Hot Shot Girard Azalea Rhododendron x 'Girard's Hot Shot'
Hot Shot Girard Azalea, Rhododendron x ‘Girard’s Hot Shot’
  • Growing Zones: 6-9
  • Light: Partial Shade
  • Size: 2-3’ H x 2-2.5’ W
  • Flower Color: Orange-Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Hybrid of Rhododendron, which are mostly from western China, the Himalayas and Myanmar (Burma)
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The Hot Shot Girard Azalea (Rhododendron x ‘Girard’s Hot Shot’) thrives in growing zones 6-9 with its stunning orange-red flowers blooming in spring. 

This compact evergreen prefers partial shade, reaching 2-3’ in height and 2-2.5’ in width. It features vibrant green foliage and is a medium-growi

Amaranth ‘Molten Fire’

Amaranthus tricolor

Amaranth ‘Molten Fire’

Amaranthus tricolor
Amaranth ‘Molten Fire’, Amaranthus tricolor
  • Growing Zones: 3-10 (Annual)
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 3.5’ H x 2’ W
  • Flower Color: Red and maroon
  • Foliage Color: Bronzy maroon progressing to rich coloring
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Growth Rate: Annual lifecycle, grows rapidly
  • Native Range: Tropical Asia
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Luther Burbank introduced Amaranth ‘Molten Fire’ in 1922. Its young, leafy seedlings are edible and nutritious when cooked. 

The plant thrives in full sun with regular to rich, well-drained soil. 

The foliage develops vibrant bronzy maroon coloring during summer, making it an excellent addition to gardens or paired with other plants like Joseph’s Coat for a vibrant late summer display.

Furmans Red Salvia

Salvia greggii ‘Furman’s Red’

Furmans Red Salvia

Salvia greggii 'Furman's Red'
Furmans Red Salvia, Salvia greggii ‘Furman’s Red’
  • Growing Zones: 5-10
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 18-24” H x 18-24” W
  • Flower Color: Crimson Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: All season, from May through October
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Native Range: Southwest U.S. into Mexico
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Furman’s Red Salvia (Salvia greggii ‘Furman’s Red’) is a stunning perennial known for its abundance of crimson blooms over neat foliage. 

It attracts hummingbirds, tolerates various soils, and blooms continuously from early summer through fall. 

This low-maintenance plant can be combined with other summer flowering perennials to create beautiful color combinations in gardens.

Bristol’s Red Rooster Cape Primrose

Streptocarpus

Bristol's Red Rooster Cape Primrose

Streptocarpus
Bristol’s Red Rooster Cape Primrose, Streptocarpus (Photo by Brandywine Botanica on Etsy)
  • Growing Zones: 9-11
  • Light: Suitable for indoor pots and hanging baskets in an eastern exposure; thrives under fluorescent lighting for 15 hours a day
  • Size: 12” H x 18” W
  • Flower Color: Deep, velvety-red blooms held in clusters
  • Foliage Color: Medium green foliage
  • Bloom Time: Capable of blooming year-round under ideal conditions
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: central, eastern and southern Africa, including Madagascar and the Comoro Islands
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Bristol’s Red Rooster Cape Primrose (Streptocarpus) is a live, rooted plant suitable for indoor pots and hanging baskets. 

It requires specific care such as using light, porous potting mix, allowing plants to dry between waterings, and maintaining a temperature range of 65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. It is not suited for hot environments. 

Sweet Pea ‘America’

Lathyrus odoratus

Sweet Pea ‘America’

Lathyrus odoratus
Sweet Pea ‘America’, Lathyrus odoratus
  • Growing Zones: Annual
  • Light: Full sun to partial shade
  • Size: 6′ H x 8″ W (Height x Width)
  • Flower Color: Red and white striped
  • Foliage Color: Cool green
  • Bloom Time: Spring to summer, with a seed-to-bloom duration of 12 weeks
  • Growth Rate: 10-12 weeks from seed to bloom
  • Native Range: Sicily, southern Italy and the Aegean Islands
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Sweet Pea ‘America’ (Lathyrus odoratus) is an antique fragrant variety characterized by abundant blossoms in white with cherry red striping, emitting a cherished scent. 

Recommended planting instructions include sowing indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Providerich, moist, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. 

The plant is an annual with a poisonous nature.

Cosmos ‘Rubenza’ 

Cosmos bipinnatus

Cosmos ‘Rubenza’ 

Cosmos bipinnatus
Cosmos ‘Rubenza’ , Cosmos bipinnatus
  • Growing Zones: Half-Hardy Annual
  • Light: Full sun
  • Size: 2-3.5’ H x 2’ W
  • Flower Color: Deep red single flowers with gold centers
  • Foliage Color: Green-Blue
  • Bloom Time: Summer to fall
  • Growth Rate: Seed to Bloom in 8-12 weeks
  • Native Range: Mexico, Guatemala and Costa Rica
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Cosmos ‘Rubenza’ features a vibrant deep red flower color with gold centers, blooms abundantly from summer to fall, and requires full sun exposure. 

These annual flowers are easy to grow, reaching a height of 2-3.5 feet and spreading around 2 feet wide. 

With an approximate 8-12 weeks seed-to-bloom period, they are known for their rich color and attractiveness to bees.

Zinnia ‘Aztec Burgundy Bicolor’

Zinnia haageana

Zinnia 'Aztec Burgundy Bicolor'

Zinnia haageana
Zinnia ‘Aztec Burgundy Bicolor’, Zinnia haageana
  • Growing Zones: Annual
  • Light: Full sun
  • Size: 1′ H x 8-12″ W
  • Flower Color: Deep burgundy petals tipped in cream
  • Foliage Color: Grass Green
  • Bloom Time: Summer to fall
  • Growth Rate: Seed to Bloom in 9-12 weeks
  • Native Range: Mexico
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Zinnia ‘Aztec Burgundy Bicolor’ is an easy-to-grow annual producing doubled flowers with deep burgundy petals tipped in cream.

 It thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, blooming throughout summer into fall. This variety typically takes 9-12 weeks from seed to bloom. 

It makes an attractive addition to gardens, borders, or containers.

Jan Bos Hyacinth

Muscari ‘Jan Bos’

Jan Bos Hyacinth

Muscari 'Jan Bos'
Jan Bos Hyacinth, Muscari ‘Jan Bos’
  • Growing Zones: 4-8
  • Light: Full sun
  • Size: 8-12” H x 4-8” W
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Early to mid-spring
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: central and southern Turkey, North Western Syria and Lebanon
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The Jan Bos Hyacinth, scientifically known as Muscari ‘Jan Bos’, thrives in zones 4-8, offering vibrant pink blooms and a sweet fragrance. With a fast growth rate, this plant reaches 8-12 inches in height and spreads 4-8 inches wide. 

It blooms early to mid-spring, making it an excellent addition to gardens, containers, and bouquets. Ideal for full sun and well-drained soil, this Hyacinth is a pollinator-friendly choice for a colorful and fragrant garden display.

Giant Black Knight Canna

Canna ‘Giant Black Knight’ 

Giant Black Knight Canna

Canna 'Giant Black Knight'
Giant Black Knight Canna, Canna ‘Giant Black Knight’
  • Growing Zones: 8-11 (Annual in zones 3-7)
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 48-60″ H x 12-18″ W
  • Flower Color: Near-Black
  • Foliage Color: Dark Green
  • Bloom Time: Summer, continuous blooming
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: South America, Central America, the West Indies and Mexico
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The Giant Black Knight Canna (Canna ‘Giant Black Knight’) is a stunning plant known for its bold red blooms and dark foliage. Thriving in full sun, it grows 48-60 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide. 

With near-black flowers, this fast-growing perennial blooms continuously throughout summer and is suitable for zones 8-11. 

Rebecca Clematis 

Clematis ‘Rebecca’

Rebecca Clematis 

Clematis 'Rebecca'
Rebecca Clematis , Clematis ‘Rebecca’
  • Growing Zones: 4-9
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 6-8’ H x 3-4’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Spring through Fall, blooming in May-June and August
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Developed by breeder Raymond Evison
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Rebecca Clematis, scientifically known as Clematis ‘Rebecca’, is a stunning free-flowering vine with intense scarlet-red flowers. It thrives in zones 4-9, showcasing its dazzling blooms from spring through fall, with intermittent blooming in May-June and again in August. 

This medium-growth vine reaches a height of 6-8 feet and spreads 3-4 feet wide. Ideal for full sun to partial shade areas, it adds dramatic beauty to gardens and attracts pollinators like hummingbirds.

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Tomato Soup Coneflower (PRAIRIE STARS™) 

Echinacea x ‘Tomato Soup’

Tomato Soup Coneflower (PRAIRIE STARS™) 

Echinacea x 'Tomato Soup'
Tomato Soup Coneflower (PRAIRIE STARS™) , Echinacea x ‘Tomato Soup’
  • Growing Zones: 4-9
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 30” H x 24-30” W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Mid-summer through frost
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Hybrid of echinacea, which is native to central and eastern areas of the United States
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PRAIRIE STARS™ Tomato Soup Coneflower (Echinacea x ‘Tomato Soup’) is a vibrant perennial boasting intensely red 3.5″ daisy-like flower heads with a spicy fragrance. Flourishing in full sun, it attracts pollinators and songbirds, features bold ray flowers, and is both heat and drought tolerant. 

This plant’s long-lasting blooms make it an ideal choice for summer color, attracting butterflies and providing essential nectar resources. Great for borders, containers, and cut flower arrangements, this Coneflower adds a fiery, eye-catching touch to gardens.

Little Red Hardy Gloxinia 

Gloxinia nematanthodes x Gloxinia purpurascens 

Little Red Hardy Gloxinia 

Gloxinia nematanthodes x Gloxinia purpurascens
Little Red Hardy Gloxinia , Gloxinia nematanthodes x Gloxinia purpurascens
  • Growing Zones: 7b to 9b
  • Light: Part Sun to Light Shade
  • Size: 16″ H x 3′ W
  • Flower Color: Scarlet-Orange
  • Foliage Color: Bronzy Green
  • Bloom Time: Mid-Summer until Frost
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: Hybrid
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Gloxinia ‘Little Red’ is a hardy hybrid plant with dark cinnamon stems, bronzy green leaves, and small scarlet-orange tubular flowers.

 It thrives in zones 7b to 9b, preferring part sun to light shade and reaches a size of 16″ tall and 3′ wide. 

This vigorous plant blooms from mid-summer until fr

Tukana Scarlet Verbena 

Verbena `Tukana Scarlet’ 

Tukana Scarlet Verbena 

Verbena `Tukana Scarlet'
Tukana Scarlet Verbena , Verbena `Tukana Scarlet’
  • Growing Zones: 7-11
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 4-6″ H x 18-24″ W
  • Flower Color: Scarlet
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to frost, blooms last all season
  • Growth Rate: Vigorous
  • Native Range: Hybrid
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The Tukana Scarlet Verbena is a disease-resistant, low-maintenance plant with intense scarlet blooms. It forms dense clusters of 2 1/2″-3″ blooms from late spring until frost, perfect for sunny spots, containers, baskets, and window boxes. 

It requires well-drained soil and offers a showy, cascading display throughout the growing season.

Double Pardon Me Daylily

Hemerocallis ‘Double Pardon Me’

Double Pardon Me Daylily

Hemerocallis 'Double Pardon Me'
Double Pardon Me Daylily, Hemerocallis ‘Double Pardon Me’
  • Growing Zones: 3-9
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 18” H x 18-24” W
  • Flower Color: Cranberry Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Summer with rebloom until frost
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Eastern Asia
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The Double Pardon Me Daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Double Pardon Me’) showcases double-petalled cranberry-red blooms on tall, strong stems against deep-green foliage. 

With its reblooming nature, it offers a long summer of vibrant flowers until frost. 

Thriving in full sun, well-drained soil, and with moderate moisture needs, this tough, adaptable perennial is perfect for borders, containers, and mass plantings.

Bottlebrush Scarlet

Callistemon citrinus 

Bottlebrush Scarlet

Callistemon citrinus
Bottlebrush Scarlet, Callistemon citrinus
  • Growing Zones: 9-11
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 10-15’ H x 10-15’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green (Evergreen)
  • Bloom Time: Year-round flowering
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: Australia and South Wales
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Scarlet Bottlebrush (Callistemon citrinus) thrives in zones 9-11 with its year-long vibrant red bottle brush-shaped flowers and evergreen foliage. 

This fast-growing shrub/tree prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Ideal for various landscape uses, including hedges, accent specimens, or container gardens.

Cardinal Flower 

Lobelia cardinalis 

Cardinal Flower  Lobelia cardinalis
Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinalis
  • Growing Zones: 3-9
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 2-3’ H x 1.5-2’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Late Summer (July to September)
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: North America & Canada
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The Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) thrives in zones 3-9 and displays striking red flowers against green foliage. 

It prefers full sun to partial shade, reaches a height of 2-3 feet with a spread of 1.5-2 feet. 

With a long bloom season, this native North American perennial adds vibrant color to gardens.

Red Satin Coreopsis (PERMATHREAD™)

Coreopsis x ‘Red Satin’ PP# 25,736

Red Satin Coreopsis (PERMATHREAD™)

Coreopsis x 'Red Satin' PP# 25,736
Red Satin Coreopsis (PERMATHREAD™), Coreopsis x ‘Red Satin’ PP# 25,736
  • Growing Zones: 5-9
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 15-18” H x 18-24” W
  • Flower Color: Wine Red & Gold Centers
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Early Summer to Fall
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Hybrid of North American native Coreopsis
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The PERMATHREAD™ Red Satin Coreopsis is a hardy perennial known for its wine-red petals with golden centers. 

Thriving in full sun, it blooms from early summer into fall, attracting butterflies and pollinators. 

With a moderate growth rate, this plant reaches 15-18 inches in height and 18-24 inches in width. 

It’s a North American native, drought-tolerant, and resistant to deer and rabbits.

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ 

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora

Crocosmia 'Lucifer' 

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora
Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ , Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora
  • Growing Zones: 5-9
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 36-48” H x 6-8” W
  • Flower Color: Bright Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Summer through fall
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: Southern Africa
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The Lucifer Crocosmia (Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’) thrives in zones 5-9 with full sun exposure. 

It showcases bright red flowers complemented by green foliage, blooms from summer through fall at a fast growth rate, reaching a height of 36-48 inches and spreading 6-8 inches wide. 

This plant attracts hummingbirds and butterflies and is ideal for garden beds, containers, and cut flower gardens. 

Red Double Knock Out® Rose

Rosa ‘Radtko’

Red Double Knock Out® Rose

Rosa 'Radtko'
Red Double Knock Out® Rose, Rosa ‘Radtko’
  • Growing Zones: 5-10
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 3-4’ H x 3-4’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Dark Green; Burgundy/Purple in fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring through fall
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Cultivar developed by breeder William Radler in 1989
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The Red Double Knock Out® Rose (Rosa ‘Radtko’) is a highly resilient and disease-resistant shrub producing prolific cherry-red double blooms from late spring to the first frost. 

With glossy green leaves and vibrant fall foliage, this compact rose thrives in full sun, well-drained soil, and moderate moisture. 

It’s an ideal choice for various landscape uses, including borders, hedges, containers, and low-water gardens. 

The plant is self-cleaning, low-maintenance, and attracts pollinators with mildly fragrant flowers, followed by colorful rose hips in autumn.

Tulip ‘Apeldoorne’s Elite’

Fosteriana Tulip (Tulipa ‘Apeldoorne’s Elite’)

Red tulip shot from above looking inside at black center
Noumenon, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Growing Zones: 3-8
  • Light: Full Sun – Part Sun
  • Size: 18-24″ H
  • Flower Color: Red and Yellow
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Mid Spring
  • Growth Rate: 8-16 weeks of chilling to initiate flower buds
  • Native Range: Central Asia
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The Apeldoorn Elite Striped Darwin Hybrid Tulip showcases a buttery yellow base with bright red stripes, creating a contrasting look.

It features strong stems, ideal for cut flower arrangements, blooms in mid-spring, and has green foliage. 

Related Article: Tulip Varieties That Come Back Strong Every Single Year

Yucca ‘Red’

Hesperaloe parviflora

Yucca 'Red'

Hesperaloe parviflora
Yucca ‘Red’, Hesperaloe parviflora
  • Growing Zones: 5-11
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 3-5’ H x 4-6’ W
  • Flower Color: Red/Pink
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Summer, continuous blooming
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Southern US and Northern Mexico 
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Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora) is a drought-tolerant, low-maintenance plant ideal for dry areas. 

With vibrant red and pink flower spikes that attract hummingbirds and butterflies, it thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, reaching 3-5 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide. 

Native to the Southern US and Northern Mexico, it blooms continuously through the summer, offering an attractive addition to gardens or landscapes.

Kudos™ Red Hyssop

Agastache x ‘TNAGAKR’

Kudos™ Red Hyssop

Agastache x 'TNAGAKR'
Kudos™ Red Hyssop, Agastache x ‘TNAGAKR’
  • Growing Zones: 6-10
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 12″ H x 24″ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Summer to fall; continuous blooming
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Hybrid
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Kudos™ Red Hyssop is a compact, low-growing perennial with vibrant red tubular blooms, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. 

Its minty-licorice scented foliage forms mounds and is perfect for edging, containers, or as a colorful accent. 

This hardy plant is drought-tolerant once established and ideal for various garden designs due to its long-lasting, vivid blooms and minimal care requirements.

Red Drift® Groundcover Rose

Rosa ‘Meigalpio’

Red Drift® Groundcover Rose

Rosa 'Meigalpio'
Red Drift® Groundcover Rose, Rosa ‘Meigalpio’
  • Growing Zones: 6-10
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 12″ H x 24″ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Summer to fall; continuous blooming
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Hybrid
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Kudos™ Red Hyssop is a compact, low-growing perennial with vibrant red tubular blooms, attracting hummingbirds and butterflies. 

Its minty-licorice scented foliage forms mounds and is perfect for edging, containers, or as a colorful accent. 

This hardy plant is drought-tolerant once established and ideal for various garden designs due to its long-lasting, vivid blooms and minimal care requirements.

Vision in Red Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis ‘Vision in Red’

Vision in Red Astilbe

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red'
Vision in Red Astilbe, Astilbe chinensis ‘Vision in Red’
  • Growing Zones: 3-8
  • Light: Partial Shade
  • Size: 18″ H x 18-24″ W
  • Flower Color: Red, Purple
  • Foliage Color: Bronze-Green
  • Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer, Showy for Weeks
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Eastern China, Japanese archipelago and Korea
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Astilbe Visions in Red (Astilbe chinensis ‘Vision in Red’) presents dense, reddish-purple plumes throughout late spring and early summer, offering vibrant color and texture to shaded gardens. 

With showy foliage and lasting blooms, this easy-care perennial attracts butterflies and hummingbirds while resisting deer and rabbits. 

Perfect for cut or dried arrangements, it thrives in partial shade, reaching 18 inches in height and spreading 18-24 inches wide.

Double Take™ Scarlet Quince (Proven Winners® Color Choice®)

Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Scarlet Storm’

Double Take™ Scarlet Quince (Proven Winners® Color Choice®)

Chaenomeles speciosa 'Scarlet Storm'
Double Take™ Scarlet Quince, Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Scarlet Storm’
  • Growing Zones: 5-9
  • Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Size: 4-5’ H x 3-4’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green, Deciduous
  • Bloom Time: Early Spring for approximately a month
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: China, Tibet and Myanmar (Burma)
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The Proven Winners® Color Choice® Double Take™ Scarlet Quince is an early blooming, thornless shrub with vibrant double dark red flowers resembling peonies and camellias. 

It’s low-maintenance, deer-resistant, and suitable for hedges, mass planting, and cut flower gardens. 

Thriving in various soils, it’s drought-tolerant once established and offers a spectacular display of color in the landscape during early spring.

Grateful Red Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘McKRed’

Grateful Red Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'McKRed'
Grateful Red Hydrangea, Hydrangea macrophylla ‘McKRed’
  • Growing Zones: 4-9
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 3-4′ H x 2-3′ W
  • Flower Color: Red, turns lavender or deep pink in varying soil pH
  • Foliage Color: Green, turns burgundy/purple in fall
  • Bloom Time: All summer
  • Growth Rate: Fast to Medium
  • Native Range: East Asia
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The Grateful Red® Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘McKRed’) is suitable for Zones 4-9, thriving in full sun to partial shade. 

This hydrangea grows to a height of 3-4 feet and a spread of 2-3 feet. 

Its flowers start as scarlet red and change to lavender or deep pink based on soil pH. The foliage is green, transitioning to burgundy/purple in the fall. 

Blooming throughout summer, this plant has a fast to medium growth rate.

Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm

Monarda didyma ‘Pardon My Cerise’

Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm

Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Cerise'
Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm, Monarda didyma ‘Pardon My Cerise’
  • Growing Zones: 4-8
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 14-18″ H x 10-12″ W
  • Flower Color: Cerise-pink
  • Foliage Color: Fragrant green with a hint of greyed purple
  • Bloom Time: Summer, flowering performance throughout the season
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: eastern North America
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Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm (Monarda didyma ‘Pardon My Cerise’) is a compact North American native perennial. It features cerise-pink flowers that attract butterflies and beneficial pollinators. 

With fragrant green foliage tinged with purple, it thrives in full sun to partial shade, reaching a height of 14-18 inches and a spread of 10-12 inches. 

This plant is ideal for garden borders, mixed beds, and containers, offering a vibrant and attractive addition to outdoor spaces.

Valentine® Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis ‘Hordival’

Valentine® Bleeding Heart

Dicentra spectabilis 'Hordival'
Valentine® Bleeding Heart, Dicentra spectabilis ‘Hordival’
  • Growing Zones: 3-9
  • Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade
  • Size: 24-30″ H x 24-30″ W
  • Flower Color: Red, White
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Unlike Dicentra eximia, which is native to eastern North America, Dicentra spectabilis is native to eastern Asia (northern China, Korea and Japan)
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Valentine® Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis ‘Hordival’) is a high-quality modern cultivar known for its vivid red stems and heart-shaped blooms. 

This plant thrives best in partial to full shade. It reaches a size of about 24-30” in both height and spread. 

The variety Valentine® features charming red and white flowers in spring and has a moderate growth rate.

Paprika Yarrow

Achillea ‘Paprika’

Paprika Yarrow

Achillea 'Paprika'
Paprika Yarrow, Achillea ‘Paprika’
  • Growing Zones: 3-9
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 24″ H x 18-24″ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Deep Green
  • Bloom Time: June to September
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: Europe, Asia and North America
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Paprika Yarrow, scientifically known as Achillea ‘Paprika’, is a fast-growing perennial plant thriving in zones 3-9 with vibrant red flowers and deep green foliage. 

It blooms from June to September, preferring full sun exposure and average garden soils. 

This aromatic plant, standing 24 inches tall with a spread of 18-24 inches, attracts butterflies and is deer-resistant.

Scarlet Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus

Bottlebrush Scarlet Callistemon citrinus
Bottlebrush Scarlet, Callistemon citrinus
  • Growing Zones: 9-11
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 10-15’ H x 10-15’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Year-round flowering
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: Australia
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Scarlet Bottlebrush (Callistemon citrinus) is a versatile evergreen shrub that features vibrant red stick-like petals persisting throughout the year. 

It thrives in full sun, reaches a height and spread of 10-15 feet, and boasts showy red flowers against green foliage. 

This fast-growing plant is ideal for various landscape uses, such as hedges, specimen plants, or container gardening, and offers low-maintenance care requirements.

Little John Dwarf Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus ‘Little John’

Little John Dwarf Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus 'Little John'
Little John Dwarf Bottlebrush, Callistemon citrinus ‘Little John’
  • Growing Zones: 8-11
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 3’ H x 5’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Blue-green
  • Bloom Time: Spring to summer, intermittently all year in warmest zones
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Australia
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The Little John Dwarf BottleBrush, scientifically known as Callistemon citrinus ‘Little John’, thrives in zones 8-11 with full sun exposure.

It grows to about 3 feet in height and 5 feet in spread, featuring striking ruby red bottle-brush type flowers from spring to summer. Its blue-green foliage adds an attractive contrast. 

This slow-growing evergreen shrub is a hummingbird magnet, making it an ideal choice for hot spots in gardens or landscapes. 

It offers a tropical look with minimal maintenance and is suitable for small gardens, containers, or as a groundcover in heat-resistant landscapes.

Red Lion Amaryllis

Hippeastrum ‘Red Lion’

Red Lion Amaryllis

Hippeastrum 'Red Lion'
Red Lion Amaryllis, Hippeastrum ‘Red Lion’
  • Growing Zones: 9-10
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 18-24” H
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Winter for an extended period
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Native Range: tropical and subtropical regions of Eastern Brazil and central southern Andes
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The Red Lion Amaryllis (Hippeastrum ‘Red Lion’) thrives in zones 9-10, displaying vibrant red flowers during the winter season. This plant makes a stunning addition to both indoor and outdoor settings.

Requiring full sun, this fast-growing perennial boasts green foliage and produces long-lasting blooms.

Fernleaf Peony

Paeonia tenuifolia

Fernleaf Peony

Paeonia tenuifolia
Fernleaf Peony, Paeonia tenuifolia
  • Growing Zones: 4-8
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 12-24” H x 12-24” W
  • Flower Color: Red, Purple
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Early summer
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia (the Caucasus), Serbia, Turkey (European part) and Ukraine
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The Fernleaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia) thrives in Zones 4-8 with full sun to partial shade exposure. 

This perennial features mist-like, green foliage complemented by bold red and yellow blooms in early summer. It grows to a height and spread of 12-24 inches at a medium growth rate. 

Electric Love® Weigela

Weigela x ZR1′

Electric Love® Weigela

Weigela x ZR1'
Electric Love® Weigela, Weigela x ZR1′
  • Growing Zones: 4-7
  • Light: Full sun, partial shade
  • Size: 1-2’ H x 2-3’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Bronzy-purple to burgundy
  • Bloom Time: Summer, with repeat blooms after the initial flush
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Native Range: Hybrid of Weigela, which is native to eastern Asia
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Electric Love® Weigela is a compact, visually striking shrub that boasts vibrant red tube-shaped blossoms against smoldering bronzy-purple foliage.

 It attracts pollinators like hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and hummingbird moths.

Ideal for containers, edging, and small space gardening, it offers a pop of bold color while staying low maintenance. 

This shrub prefers full sun to partial shade, moderate yet consistent moisture, and pruning after flowering for optimal growth.

Major Wheeler Honeysuckle Vine

Lonicera sempervirens ‘Major Wheeler’

Major Wheeler Honeysuckle Vine

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
Major Wheeler Honeysuckle Vine, Lonicera sempervirens ‘Major Wheeler’
  • Growing Zones: 4-8
  • Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 5-7’ H x 3-5’ W
  • Flower Color: Red
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Time: Spring through summer, lasting several weeks
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: southeastern United States (discovered along the coast of North Carolina)
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The Major Wheeler Honeysuckle Vine (Lonicera sempervirens ‘Major Wheeler’) is a hardy, red-flowering vine that attracts pollinators like butterflies and hummingbirds. 

It features long tubular red blooms with gold interiors that bloom abundantly from spring through summer. 

This deciduous vine is adaptable to various conditions, grows well in containers or landscapes, and is low-maintenance, making it a colorful and fragrant addition to gardens.

Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass

Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’

Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass

Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'
Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass, Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’
  • Growing Zones: 5-9
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Size: 12-18” H x 18-24” W
  • Flower Color: N/A
  • Foliage Color: Bright Green With Red Tips, turns fully burgundy-red by fall
  • Bloom Time: N/A
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Native Range: Korea, Japan, China, India, and tropical eastern Africa
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Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass, scientifically known as Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’, thrives in zones 5-9 and enjoys full sun exposure. Its compact size of 12-18 inches in height and 18-24 inches in width showcases bright green foliage with crimson tips, transitioning into full burgundy-red blades by fall. 

This ornamental grass typically doesn’t flower but offers dramatic foliage color throughout the growing season.

Note: The Imperata cylindrica ‘Red Baron’ spreads through rhizomes. ‘Red Baron’ is not invasive like the original Imperata cylindrica. But, it’s wise to put a rim around the roots to keep it in one place. 

Table: Size, Bloom Times and Key Features of Red Flowers

Plant NameHeightWidthBloom TimeKey Features
Hollandia Anemone8-10” H6-9″ WSpringRed with white rings and black centers
Red Calla Lily1-3’ H1-2’ WLate Spring -SummerRed flowers, green foliage with spots
Zing Rose Dianthus6″ H12-18″ WMid-summer – fallBrilliant pinkish-red flowers, deep green foliage
Maxima Switzerland Begonia10-12″ H6-14″ WSummer Red double blooms, glossy near-black foliage
Butterfly Red Penta12-22” H15-18” WSummerRed flowers, green foliage
Pulp Fiction Dahlia8-10” H12-36” WMid-summer -autumnRed & black flowers, near black, burgundy-red foliage
Wild Columbine2-3’ H12-18” WSpringRed/yellow two-tone flowers, green foliage
Tom Knudsen Camellia6-8′ H6-8′ EMid-winter – early springDeep rose red flowers with darker red veins, glossy deep green leaves
Hibiscus Midnight Marvel3-4’ H3-4’ WLate summer – early fallRed flowers, purple foliage
Geranium ‘Happy Thought Red’1-1.5′ H1-1.5′ WSummer – fallBright scarlet flower clusters, golden-yellow and green variegated foliage
Hot Shot Girard Azalea2-3’ H2-2.5’ WSpringOrange-red flowers, green foliage
Amaranth ‘Molten Fire’3.5’ H2’ WSummerRed and maroon flowers, bronzy maroon foliage
Furmans Red Salvia18-24” H18-24” WMay – OctoberCrimson red flowers, green foliage
Bristol’s Red Rooster Cape Primrose12” H18” WYear-round under ideal conditionsDeep, velvety-red blooms held in clusters, medium green foliage
Sweet Pea ‘America’6′ H8″ WSpring – summerRed and white striped flowers, cool green foliage
Cosmos ‘Rubenza’2-3.5’ H2’ WSummer – fallDeep red flowers with gold centers, green-blue foliage
Zinnia ‘Aztec Burgundy Bicolor’1′ H8-12″ WSummer – fallDeep burgundy petals tipped in cream
Jan Bos Hyacinth8-12” H4-8” WEarly – mid-springPink flowers, green foliage
Giant Black Knight Canna48-60″ H12-18″ WSummerNear-black flowers, dark green foliage
RebeccaTM Clematis6-8’ H3-4’ WSpring – Fall,Red flowers, green foliage
PRAIRIE STARSTM Tomato Soup Coneflower30” H24-30” WMid-summer – frostRed flowers, green foliage
Little Red Hardy Gloxinia16″ H3′ WMid-Summer – FrostScarlet-orange flowers, bronzy green foliage
Tukana Scarlet Verbena4-6″ H18-24″ WLate spring – frostScarlet flowers, green foliage
Double Pardon Me Daylily18” H18-24” WSummer – frostCranberry red flowers, green foliage
Bottlebrush Scarlet10-15’ H10-15’ WYear-roundRed flowers, green evergreen foliage
Cardinal Flower2-3’ H1.5-2’ WLate SummerRed flowers, green foliage
PERMATHREADTM Red Satin Coreopsis15-18” H18-24” WEarly Summer – FallWine red and gold flowers, green foliage
Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’36-48” H6-8” WSummer – fallBright red flowers, green foliage
Red Double Knock Out® Rose3-4’ H3-4’ WSpring – fallRed double flowers, dark green foliage turning purple in fall
Tulip ‘Apeldoorne’s Elite’18-24″ H4-6″ WMid SpringRed and yellow striped flowers, green foliage
Yucca ‘Red’3-5’ H4-6’ WSummerRed/pink flowers, green foliage
KudosTM Red Hyssop12″ H24″ WSummer to fallRed flowers, green foliage
Red Drift® Groundcover Rose18-24” H30” WLate spring – first frostRed flowers, green foliage
Vision in Red Astilbe18″ H18-24″ WLate Spring – Early SummerReddish-purple flowers, bronze-green foliage
Double TakeTM Scarlet Quince4-5’ H3-4’ WEarly SpringRed flowers, green foliage
Grateful Red Hydrangea3-4′ H2-3′ WSummerRed flowers turning pink or lavender, green foliage turning purple in fall
Pardon My Cerise Bee Balm14-18″ H10-12″ WSummerCerise-pink flowers, fragrant green foliage with purple hints
Valentine® Bleeding Heart24-30″ H24-30″ WSpringRed and white flowers, green foliage
Paprika Yarrow24″ H18-24″ WJune – SeptemberRed flowers, deep green foliage
Scarlet Bottlebrush10-15’ H10-15’ WYear-round floweringRed flowers, green foliage
Little John Dwarf Bottlebrush3’ H5’ WSpring – Summer, all year in warmest zonesRed flowers, blue-green foliage
Red Lion Amaryllis18-24” H4-6″ WWinterRed flowers, green foliage
Fernleaf Peony12-24” H12-24” WEarly summerRed and purple flowers, green foliage
Electric Love® Weigela1-2’ H2-3’ WSummer, with repeat bloomsRed flowers, bronzy-purple to burgundy foliage
Major Wheeler Honeysuckle Vine5-7’ H3-5’ WSpring – SummerRed flowers, green foliage
Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass12-18” H18-24” WN/AGreen foliage with red tips, turns fully burgundy-red by fall

Wrapping Up

Before reading this, I bet you didn’t imagine there’d be so many red flower options for your garden! But, I hope you now see there’s so many options–no matter how much sun or space you have available! 

While lists of beautiful plants are a great inspiration, there’s so much more involved in designing beautiful garden beds. So, if you want to take a deep dive into creating your very own secret garden, check out my Design Your 4-Season Garden Course. I’ll take you step-by-step through my framework for creating the 4-season garden plan of your dreams.

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