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Phlox paniculata

Garden Phlox

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Phlox paniculata (Garden Phlox)

The large, fragrant magenta flower clusters can grow eight inches across. These showy blossoms attract butterflies and hummingbirds. They make good cut flowers. They are most showy in the landscape when grown in moist soil.

Additional Information:


Height
36-48 Inches

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Spread
24- Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Deep Pink / Rose


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Like all native phlox, Meadow Phlox is susceptible to powdery mildew.

Good Companions
Marsh Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata), Rose Turtlehead (Chelone obliqua), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Queen of the Prairie (Filipendula rubra)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACU

Nature Attracting

Butterfly
Hummingbird

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

High
Moderate

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun
Medium Sun/Average Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar