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Phlox paniculata - 'Victorian Lilac' (Perennial Phlox)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Upright Taller-Growing Clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Lilac Flowers (Summer late), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Phlox paniculata - Cultivation Notes

Phlox is relatively easy to grow if planted in a fertile well drained soil (ideally sandy) away from damaging / cold winds. Phlox prefers a mild environment in full sun. Divide every 3 -4 years, mulch to feed. Cut back in autumn.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Phlox paniculata:

  • Scented blossom
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Weaknesses of Phlox paniculata

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
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