Phlox - Tall - Variegated Paniculata - Nora Leigh

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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 Nora Leigh resembles a hydrangea and produces large white flowers with a pink eye atop narrow, variegated foliage. Spectacular flower show in summer. Grow mainly for the foliage that will contrast well with surrounding green plant growth. Its spicy vanilla fragrance travels quite the distance.


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


Full sun to partial shade


July to September


Grows 24-30" tall


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

USDA Zones:

Grow as Perennial in zones 3-9. 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.