Phlox - Tall - Sherbet Blend

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Tall Phlox, botanically known as Phlox paniculata or commonly as garden phlox, is native to North America. Phlox is a staple in the perennial garden since it mixes easily with other plants and provides extended blooms throughout the summer. Regardless of the color, garden phlox is fragrant, rich in nectar and attracts pollinators, especially hummingbirds. Vigorous grower with sturdy stems that withstand adverse weather conditions. A perennial if planted USDA zones 4-8 and will return for years to come reaching maturity in year three.

About this Variety

Phlox paniculata Sherbet Blend is a varietal name and is not a mixture of varieties nor colors. It rather refers to the large clusters of flowers in hues of pink, lilac, yellow, green and white this variety produces. This is an exotic extravagant color blend.

Highlights

  • Attracts pollinators
  • Fragrant
  • Showy blooms
  • Deer resistant
  • Drought tolerant

Exposure:

Full sun to partial shade

Blooms:

July to September

Height:

Grows 24-36" tall

Spacing/Depth:

Plant 18-24" apart, 1.5-2" deep

USDA Zones:

Grow as Perennial in zones 4-8. Grow as Annual elsewhere.

Growing Instructions

Keep plant areas clean and remove faded blooms. Drought tolerant.

Care Tip

Taller stems may need staking. Thrives with regular fertilization.