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PHLOX

Commonly known as Border phlox

All Flower AUG-OCT

A classic border plant, floriferous, insect-friendly, good for cut flowers and adding a freshness to the August flower border.

Out of fashion but due for a comeback.

Most are from P. paniculata, a species found in meadows in the eastern States of North America.

Genus of 90 species of evergreen or herbaceous perennials, annuals and shrubs found mostly in North America though one, P. sibirica, is from northern Asia.

Further Reading....

  • Height - 1 - 1.2m (3-4ft)
  • Spread - 60 - 100cm (24-36in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennial
  • Full sun - or dappled shade - plenty of ventilation to avoid mildew etc.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - upright and bushy, usually with plenty of foliage. Paniculata is nectar-rich, attracting beneficial insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - stem eelworms, leaf gall, powdery mildew, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - eastern USA
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
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1 - 1.2m (3-4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60 - 100cm (24-36in)
 

Buy Varieties of PHLOX

PHLOX paniculata 'Border Gem'

PHLOX paniculata 'Border Gem'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Deep violet-blue
Multibuy Any 3+ £9.00 each
£11.50 each
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PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Pale pink with red eye
Multibuy Any 3+ £9.00 each
£11.50 each

PHLOX paniculata 'Chattahoochee'  AWARD

PHLOX paniculata 'Chattahoochee'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Prostrate form with startling lavender-blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £9.00 each
£11.50 each
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PHLOX paniculata 'Nora Leigh'  AWARD

PHLOX paniculata 'Nora Leigh'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
White variegated leaves and small pale lilac flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £9.00 each
£11.50 each

PHLOX paniculata 'Orange Perfection'

PHLOX paniculata 'Orange Perfection'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Deep orange
Multibuy Any 3+ £9.00 each
£11.50 each
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PHLOX paniculata 'Rijnstroom'

PHLOX paniculata 'Rijnstroom'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Pure pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £9.00 each
£11.50 each

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'  AWARD

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Dark foliage, red flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £9.00 each
£11.50 each

PHLOX paniculata 'White Admiral'  AWARD

PHLOX paniculata 'White Admiral'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Pure white
Multibuy Any 3+ £9.00 each
£11.50 each
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Useful extras...

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Short circular wire plant support
The Harrod short circular plant supports available in rust or matt black are ideal for herbs, campanulas, agapanthus, shrub roses, hollyhocks and foxgloves and are made to last.
2 options from £32.00

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
5-Ring grow through support
Supports plants and stops them falling over. Continuous steel rod shaped into 5 rings approx 14cm.
2 options from £14.95

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Releasable plant supports
90cm high and sold in packs of 3. Each supports multiple stems with quick release.
2 options from £10.95

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Curved border restraints
The border restraints are made from sturdy, solid 6mm galvanised steel wire and powder coated dark olive green, available in a variety of sizes providing strong plant support to stop plants falling across lawns and paths
4 options from £14.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

Vermin & Pest Control
Slug Pellets
Slug killer blue mini pellets are easy to use and give effective control of slugs and snails. Ideal in garden, conservatory or greenhouse.
Only £6.50

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