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Phlox Paniculata

Botanical Name:

Phlox paniculata

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Organic, Loam
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb, Native Plant, Perennial, Wildflower

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

3-6 ft.

Flower

Garden phlox has fragrant, tubular, pink-purple, blue to lavender to purple to white florets (to 3/4” diameter) that are densely packed in large, tiered, domed terminal clusters (to 6-8"). Florets have a long corolla tube and five flat petal-like lobes. The calyx is tubular, ribbed, with 5 lobes, and is subulate. The corolla is salverform and 5-lobed. Flowers bloom from July to August.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Hummingbirds

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Ericales

Family

Polemoniaceae

Genus

Phlox

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