Sweet Summer™ Festival Garden Phlox
Phlox paniculata 'Festival'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||floks pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderately fast growing; reaches 16 to 22 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Upright|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Accent, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Improved Disease Resistance, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Peony (Paeonia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coneflower (Echinacea); Speedwell (Veronica); Beardtongue (Penstemon)|
Thrives in moist, well-drained loamy or sandy soils with a neutral pH. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun in hot summer areas. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Avoid overhead watering. Prune spent blooms for a tidy appearance. Hard prune to the ground at season's end. Feed in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8