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Phlox paniculata Peppermint Twist

Garden Phlox

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 12-18" (Plant 12-15" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Pink / White
Patent: #18,196
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Whimsical bright candy pink and white striped pinwheels provide perky color atop the bright green foliage. Short and sweet with its compact habit - perfect in the border or anywhere space is limited. Phlox Peppermint Twist has a pleasant spicy vanilla clove scent that adds to their charm.

When most plants are on their summer siesta, Garden Phlox provide a much needed shot of color. Large blossoms in a range of colors, Garden Phlox are known as the "backbone" of the perennial border.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • For a Sunny Spot

Phlox General Information:

Phlox paniculata provide unsurpassed flowering in summer, clear crisp colors and fragrant flowers in profusion. While a spray program to control mildew is often necessary, the rewards are worth it. Good cut flower, fragrant, best selection for the coldest areas.

Phlox Plant Care:

Prefers moist, humus-rich soil. Phlox can be divided every 3 - 5 years in spring or fall. Self sows prolifically but colors may not grow true to parent plant. Cut back by 1/2 in late spring/early summer to encourage more compact plants. Shear off after bloom, just above foliage to encourage more blooms. Snip off any winter-damaged shoots in spring. To allow for good air circulation, snip out all but 4 - 6 stems in mature clump.

$14.95 ea.
(3+) $14.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: PHPT