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HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Erect perennial. Ovate or lance-shaped to elliptic, toothed, thin leaves 5-13cm (2-5in) long
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
PHLOX paniculata 'Border Gem'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowGood air circulation around plants will combat mildew. Attractive to butterflies.Pests & DiseasesStem eelworms, leaf gall, powdery mildew, leaf spot.Place of originGarden origin. Old English variety. Fairbarn. 1913.
Flower ShapePaniclesPanicle-like cymes of flowers 1.5-2.5 (½-1in) across
Scented PlantsScented flowers
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendly
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