Miss Candy Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Barnine'

Hot pink 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 to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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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 4 ft. tall, 3 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 ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureImproved Pest and Disease Resistance, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
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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