Red plants add vibrant splashes of color on a dreary place in your garden. A variety of plants you can find flowers that bloom in shades of red. Choose your red garden plants to mature size of the plant, flowering, lighting needs and problems. Only buy plants. Winter in your climate zone
Scarlet Rose Mallow
The scarlet rose mallow (Hibiscus coccineus), which also carries a swamp hibiscus, vivid scarlet flowers from June to September. Native to the southeastern regions of the United States, this process typically perennial winter weather in climate zones 6 to 9 Mature plants range from 3 to 6 feet in height and 2 to 3 meters wide. Scarlet Rose Mallow tolerate hot, humid conditions, but must continuously moist to wet soils. This red garden plant prefers sites with full sun or partial shade. Blight, leaf spot, rust and aphids sometimes these plants. Use scarlet rose mallow in your perennial beds or mixed borders.
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis) bear, covered dark green leaves and upright panicles with large, tubular, cardinal red flowers. These flowers bloom in late summer, usually from July to September. Native to North America, this shrub ninth usually in winter in climates of 3 to Mature plants range from 2 to 4 meters in height with spreads of 1 to 2 meters. This Campanulaceae plant family member pulls humusy, rich soil in full sun to partial shade. Only a few diseases or pests bother this plant. Use cardinal flowers for a splash of red in the wild gardens, perennial borders or Woodland Gardens. Cardinal flowers well in hummingbird and butterfly gardens.
Spider Lilies (Lycoris radiata), also known as hurricane lilies grow from bulbs and are one of the amaryllis family (Amaryllidaceae). Plants get the onions in rich, well-drained soils, full sun to partial shade. This Japanese native rule leads in climate zones 6 to 10, but might take a few seasons to establish themselves in cooler climates. Spider lilies have heights of 1 to 2 meters and spreads in the range of 12 to 18 inches. The coral-red flowers bloom in August and September, and the gray-green leaves appear after flowering is done. Use spider lilies and perennial gardens or as a ground cover.
Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus) are late flowering, green-leaved annuals, native to Mexico and parts of the southern United States. Flowers bloom from early summer until the first frost, but often slower in the late summer, when planted in hot, humid conditions. Some varieties have cosmos daisy-like flowers with red petals surrounding yellow centers. Mature plants range from 1 to 4 meters in height and 2 to 3 meters in width. The daisy plant family member (Asteraceae), prefers well-drained soils in sunny locations. Use red cosmos in cottage gardens, cutting gardens, wild gardens and mixed beds.