Ice Cap Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Dasfive'

Fragrant flowers in domed-shaped clusters appear on tall stems in summer. Great plant for the back of a sunny perennial border. In hot climates, provide partial shade. Perennial.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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LorePhlox has been used as a medicinal plant by the many Native American tribes within its range
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to mid-fall
Design IdeasPhlox is the quintessential component of the perennial border. Adds to beds along foundations and fence lines. Insert into good soil at the bright edge of woodlands. An American native that belongs in cottage, country and historic gardens of the eastern states.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
Companion PlantsPhlox belongs with other big Americans such as Doubledecker Coneflower, (Echinacea purpurea 'Doubledecker'), Little Joe Coastal Plain Joe Pye Weed, (Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe'), Dodd's Red Creek American Holly, (Ilex opaca 'Dodd's Red Creek') and Golden American Elder, (Sambucus canadensis 'Aurea')

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old flowers to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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