Juicy, grape-purple flowers with a charming white eye. The same hydrangea-like masses of brightly coloured flowers, dark-green, sturdy foliage and sweet fragrance of regular garden Phlox, but on a compact and low-growing plant. Perfect for the front of the mixed perennial border, in containers and along pathways.
Dwarf, dark green-leafed Phlox has intense, deep purple petals and a pure white eye.
Summer Phlox is very popular for its midsummer display in the border. This compact selection produces large clusters of fragrant flowers with deep magenta-purple overlapping petals surrounding a tiny, white eye. The dwarf habit makes this suitable for the front of the border or in containers. Happiest in a sunny location. Good mildew resistance although all Summer Phlox benefit from a location that provides good air circulation and consistent moisture. Remove faded flowers to encourage more buds to form. Attractive to butterflies. st about Cannas? They attract hummingbirds! Plant in full sun or partial shade and enjoy a pop of color in your garden!
Scientific Name: Phlox paniculata
Common Name: Perennial Phlox
Hardiness Zone: 4a - 8b
Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)
Blooming Season: Late Summer, Autumn, Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 14 - 24" (36 - 61cm)
Height: 11 - 15" (28 - 38cm)
Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)