Phlox Blue Paradise

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Mood Ring Color Qualities
Flowers open purple blue with a small white center and deepen with age. Phlox Blue Paradise's very fragrant flowers are more blue in the morning and evening light, mid day brings out some lilac tones. Very mildew resistant foliage is strong and lush. Continuous summer color is provided from this garden backbone.

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Code PHBP
Patent
Plant Type Perennials
Species paniculata
Height Tall 2-4'
Spacing Plant 20" apart
Bloom Time Late Summer to Early Fall
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Zones
4-8
Soil Type Normal, Sandy, Clay
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Long-Blooming

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Phlox General Information

Phlox paniculata provide unsurpassed flowering in summer, clear crisp colors and fragrant flowers in profusion. Good cut flower, a choice selection for the colder zones. We specifically carry disease-resistant Phlox varieties. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Phlox Plant Care

Prefers moist, humus-rich soil. Phlox can be divided every 3-5 years in spring or fall. In spring, just as new growth appears, dig up the plant and divide clump with a sharp knife or spade into at least 2 or 3 shoots and a portion of the root system. Plants divided in fall should be mulched with a 4-6 layer of straw or pine needles to prevent heaving. Remove mulch in early spring. Cut back by 1/2 in late spring/early summer to encourage more compact plants. Shear off spent blooms just above foliage. To help avoid the possibility of mildew; provide plants with good air circulation (in spring, snip out all but 4-6 stems in a mature clump), avoid drought-like conditions, site plants where they will get sufficient light of six hours or more each day. Should a spray program become necessary, products exist on the market for prevention and control. Removing mature blooms will prevent seeding, if not desired. Clean up spent foliage in spring.