12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Let me introduce you to one of the new things that can do wonders in your garden. Do you know about red perennial flowers? If you already know them, then do you know what different types of red perennial flowers you can have in your garden?

What are you waiting for? Let me help you know the different types of red perennial flowers. Whether you are a beginner or an expert in the gardening field, this article will enlighten your gardening ideas with attractive information.

Red perennial flowers:

As we know red flowers add elegance and beauty as it is a color of love, passion, and vitality. Red flowers represent emotions and hard work. perennial flowers grow every year and that’s why they are preferable. 

These flowers are bigger and brighter. Many insects, even butterflies, love the red perennial flowers. It means you can convert your garden into a bird-watching haven. Red color brings joy and elegance to the garden and the best part of the perennial flowers is that if these flowers are once planted then they come every year season after season if we give proper care to them.

These flowers grow in different zones and the time period of these flowers also varies from time to time as the size and shape of the flowers are also different from each other.

Here are some red perennial flowers which make the garden beautiful with their flourished red color.

  • Amaryllis
  • Asiatic lily
  • Azalea
  • Bleeding heart
  • Cardinal flowers
  • Carnation
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Hibiscus
  • Marigold
  • Oriental poppies
  • Peony
  • Tulips

Let’s know about them in more detail for its proper understanding.


  • Amaryllis grows in temperatures of  60 degrees to 70 degrees F in bright rooms.
  • These flowers don’t grow in direct sun. 
  • You can even buy Amaryllis.
  • they even have stunning colors and different shapes. 
  • Amaryllis can’t survive in freezing temperatures and use houseplant fertilizer to promote growth to the plant and even don’t overwater the flower. 
  • Amaryllis is an African perennial plant that grows or blooms for up to 75 years.
  • Most of the Amaryllis are in red and white color but most of them come in pink, red, salmon, apricot, and purple in color. 
  • You can grow them at the end of August and water them in the season of Christmas.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden


  • Asiatic lily originated in Asia and it comes in varieties of colors including red, pink, plum, orange, yellow, and white. 
  • This flower grows up to 4 feet and even these flower needs low maintenance. 
  • Asiatic lily grows in late spring to early summer. 
  • This lily is different from other lilies and even they enjoy sun. 
  • Before growing an Asiatic lily make sure that the soil is well drained.
  • These lilies thrive in the zone of 4 to 9.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden


  • The scientific name of Azalea is Rhododendrons. 
  • This flower is a beautiful shrub for hummingbirds.
  • They grow upto 8 feet and are 4 to 6 feet wide but some of them are 20 feet wider
  • There are about 500 to 900 species of Azalea.
  • Typically this flower blooms in the month from April to June. 
  • These flowers are pink and purple in color. 
  • Many insects even butterflies and hummingbirds love Azalea.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Plant type: Shrub
Zones: 6-9
Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
Bloom time: Spring through mid-fall
Height/Spread: Up to 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide


  • It is one of the most unique red perennial flowers that is red. 
  • This flower blooms in the month of spring and finishes growing when warm weather comes but when summer arrives this flower fades and even the leaves of these plants fall. 
  • The bleeding heart plant can grow upto 1.5 to 3 feet. 
  • These red perennial flowers are in red heart shape and look very beautiful and elegant when they grow in the garden. 
  • It also attracts butterflies and birds.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Plant type: Perennial
Zones: 3-9
Exposure: Partial to full shade
Bloom time: Late spring
Height/Spread: 28 to 30 inches tall and wide


  • These flowers have a scientific name known as Lobelia cardinals
  • The name cardinal comes from the bright robes that cardinal in the catholic region wears. 
  • It enjoys the rich moisture and adds moisture. 
  • These red perennial flowers need water if rain doesn’t fall then water this plant as they need much water. 
  • These flowers are white, purple, blue, and pink in color. 
  • These flowers bloom in summer to early fall when other perennial flowers finish flowering.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Plant type: Perennial
Zones: 6-10
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom time: Midsummer to early fall
Height/Spread: 22 to 28 inches tall, 16 to 22 inches wide


  • Carnation has a scientific name known as Dianthus Caryophyllus. 
  • These flowers are well known as the flower of Gods. 
  • These flowers are good additions to Valentine’s or Mother’s Day bouquets
  • They are available in different colors peach, pink, red, yellow, white, orange, purple, green, and bicolor. 
  • It grows in full sun and grows upto 12 to 18 inches.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden


  • They are also known as mums and it grows before first frost. 
  • Chrysanthemum grows in full sun and needs well-drained soil for growth. 
  • These red perennial flowers have shallow roots and need frequent water every week. 
  • These flowers are in different colors like purple, orange, yellow, lavender, pink, red, and bicolor. 
  • It grows from 1 foot to 2 feet wide.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Plant type: Perennial
Zones: 5-9
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom time: Late summer until frost
Height/Spread: 1 to 3 feet tall, 1 to 2 feet wide


  • Hibiscus is a red shrub that grows between 3 to 10 feet tall and 2 to 8 feet wide
  • These red perennial flowers bloom in summer.
  • it grows in higher temperatures upto 50 degrees. 
  • These plants grow rapidly. 
  • Hibiscus has a yellow perennial flower that also comes in colors white, red, pink, and orange. 
  • It grows in full sun and needs moist soil, regular watering, and well-drained soil.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Plant type: Perennial
Zones: 4-9
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom time: Midsummer to early fall
Height/Spread: 4 to 4-1/2 feet tall, 5 feet wide


  • Marigold is a perfect flower for all gardens. 
  • This bright flower looks very beautiful in red color. 
  • It grows upto 4 to 48 inches tall and 6 to 24 inches wide. 
  • Marigold flowers come in different colors such as yellow, orange, white, red, gold, and bicolor. 
  • These red perennial flowers grow in full sun and need more water. 
  • It grows in zone 2 to 11. 
  • Marigold keeps on blooming when dead plants are removed from the garden. 


  • This flower is also known for its scientific name, Papaver Orientale. 
  • These flowers are in red, maroon, peach, orange, and salmon in color. 
  • These flowers bloom in the months of June and July.
  • These Red Perennial flowers are brightly colored. 
  • Many gardeners grow this plant in the spring or fall. 
  • These flowers grow upto 20 to 30 inches tall and need full sun. 
  • These red oriental poppies grow in the zone of 3 to 7.
12+ Red Perennial Flowers to Grow in Your Garden

Plant type: Perennial
Zones: 5-7
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom time: Late spring to early summer
Height/Spread: Up to 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide


  • Peony is another type of red perennial flower that includes more than 30 species of perennials.
  • Some of the tree Peonies that tend to bloom include Paeonia suffruticosa.
  • some of the red varieties of peonies include red charms, fairy princesses, etc. 


  • Tulips are one of the red perennial flowers that end to bloom at the time of spring and consist of various varieties.
  • They do not like to grow in warm areas, but if you do so, then they will grow as annuals. 
  • For blooming the tulips, they require a good amount of cool, weather and become perineal.
  • Provide them with soil that has good drainage.
  • They will bloom from April to May.


In this guide, you come to know that Red perennial flowers are red in color and look very beautiful when they are grown in the garden as red color is the color of love and all lovers and nonlovers love the red color.

Even red color is the best option for gardens as it adds passion, vitality, harmony, and balance. These flowers attract butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. 

Thanks for reading! Happy Gardening! 

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