Pink Flame® Dwarf Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Bartwelve'

One of the best, most compact varieties, sporting large midsummer clusters of fragrant pink blooms with a small dark pink eye. Adaptable to most soil types, it forms a bushy mound, perfect for the front of a sunny border or in mixed container plantings. Good resistance to powdery mildew.
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Full sun

Best with regular water - weekly, or more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationfloks pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 9 to 12 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular water - weekly, or more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Speedwell (Veronica); Delphinium (Delphinium); Russian Sage (Perovskia)

Thrives in organically rich, evenly moist, well-drained soils. Requires less water when established. Benefits from some shade in warmer regions. Needs good air circulation. Avoid overhead watering. Apply summer mulch to keep root zone cool. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

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