Phlox paniculata Fashionably Early Princess

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Plant Code: PHFE

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Our Princess will reign over your garden 2-3 weeks earlier than typical Garden Phlox with a more spreading rather than an upright habit. A lovely addition to your castle! Light lavender-pink flowers will be the crown jewels of your mid-border.

The glossy green foliage of Phlox Fashionably Early Princess stays beautiful all season. Thick leathery leaves are mildew resistant with a stonloiferous habit (as opposed to tightly clumping). A beautiful addition to any sunny border.


Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 28"
Spacing: Plant 26-30" apart
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Clay
Flower: Pink
Accent: Lavender
Patent: PP28,680
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

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

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.

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.