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Early Start™ Velvet Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Barsixtythree' PP #22,663

Pronunciation: floks pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh
SKU #30799

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Description Velvety purple, fragrant flowers! The Early Start™ series blooms weeks earlier than most garden phlox, on compact, robust plants that resist mildew. Just like tall garden phlox, the long lasting blooms are loved by butterflies and perfect for cutting. Shorter stature is ideal for a sunny border front or in mixed containers.
Light Full sun
Watering Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Blooms Early to Mid-Summer
Mature Size Reaches 12 to 16 in. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Moderate
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
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Care Thrives in enriched, moist, well-drained loamy or sandy soils. Water regularly during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Avoid overhead watering. Prune spent flower heads for a neat appearance. Feed when new growth begins in spring; repeat bi-monthly.

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