Phlox Blue Paradise,Summer Phlox - (Plant/ BareRoot) Now Shipping
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'
Shrubby clumps of green foliage support large showy flower heads with a long flowering period.
Phlox Blue Paradise sports a lovely new shade for garden phlox. Bright blue flowers appear in summer and change to a more violet color and then age with a red tinge around the petals edges. The color changes with light offering different hues of blue through out the day.
Blooms summer to fall
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Features and Usage:
Greenhouse Growing Instructions:
Grow at 48-55°F, soil slightly dry to start. Heavy feeders so once actively growing, raise to 60°F, keep evenly moist and fertilize. Air circulation and dry foliage avoids disease. Pinch when 4" tall leaving 2 pairs of leaves. Finish in 10-12 weeks.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low
Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.
Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:
Plant in moist, well-drained soil in full sun.