Cotton Candy Garden Phlox
Phlox paniculata 'DITOMFAV' PP #21,369
|Description||The best mildew resistant garden phlox to date, this new hardy selection will bring months of delectable color to garden beds and borders. Clusters of deliciously scented, cotton candy pink flowers begin to bloom in early summer, filling the air with a sweet fragrance until fall. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Keep soil moderately moist.|
|Blooms||Early summer to early fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||Phlox a quintessential cutting garden plant, and equally at home in perennial borders, formal foundation plantings or small urban gardens. Spot into a meadow, wildlife-friendly or sustainable garden, as hummingbirds, butterflies and beneficial insects will flock to the rich nectar and serve as pollinators.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica); Delphinium (Delphinium); Russian Sage (Perovskia)|
|Care||Thrives in enriched, moist, well-drained loamy or sandy soils, with a neutral pH. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Avoid overhead watering. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering. Hard prune to the ground at season's end. Feed in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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