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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 -
Jan
Feb
Mar
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May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
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+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn

PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'

PHLOX paniculata 'Bright Eyes'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Pale pink with red eye
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn

PHLOX paniculata 'Chattahoochee'  AWARD

PHLOX paniculata 'Chattahoochee'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Prostrate form with startling lavender-blue flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available again FEBRUARY 2021 - fresh stock in late winter/early spring

PHLOX paniculata 'Orange Perfection'

PHLOX paniculata 'Orange Perfection'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Deep orange
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

PHLOX paniculata 'Rijnstroom'

PHLOX paniculata 'Rijnstroom'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Pure pink
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'  AWARD

PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Dark foliage, red flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each

PHLOX paniculata 'White Admiral'  AWARD

PHLOX paniculata 'White Admiral'  >


Commonly known as: Border phlox.
Pure white
Multibuy Any 3+ £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available again from SEPTEMBER 2020 - This plant will be delivered when new stock arrives in early autumn

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