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Garden Phlox

Botanical Name
Phlox paniculata
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 8
Height
2 to 4 feet
Width
2 feet
Flowers
Summer to early fall: white, pink, red, blue, purple, bi-colors
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 18 to 24 inches apart
  • Deadhead for repeat bloom and no re-seeding
  • Pinch to reduce height and delay bloom
  • Divide every 3 to 4 years for vigor
Problems
Powdery mildew, phlox plant bug, deer
Varieties
  • Flame Series - smaller, mildew resistant
  • David - mildew resistant, Perennial Plant of the Year 2002
  • Bright Eyes, Eva Cullum, Fesselballon, Flamingo, Orange Perfection, Tenor, The King, Speed Limit 45, Sandra, Prime Minister, Sternhimmel, Look Again - all mildew resistant

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