Phlox paniculata &

Nicky Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Düsterlohe'


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  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
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**Dormancy Note - This plant is currently dormant for the winter! It is available for purchase! Your delivered plant may be dormant, or showing very little top growth. However, you can still plant! These plants are putting all their energy into root production, so they will be ready to thrive in the spring! If you have any issues with your plant the following peak season, you can fill out our return request form to request a replacement plant.

Nicky Garden Phlox is a native perennial with a bushy habit and stiff stems covered with dark green lance-shaped foliage.  Dense pyramidal panicles of fragrant velvety magenta purple flowers bloom from mid summer into fall.  Best flowering in full sun and rich, moist, well-drained soils.

Phlox paniculata provides nectar to butterflies, skippers, Sphinx and Hummingbird moths, and hummingbirds.  

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2' - 4'

Spread: 

1' - 2’

Spacing: 

1.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Purple

Season of Interest:

SummerFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Medium Maintenance.  Water regularly, but do not water from overhead or overcrowd plants to avoid powdery mildew.  Cut to ground and clean garden area in winter helps prevent mildew infection in next growing season.  Spider mites can be a problem in hot and dry climates. Taller stems may need staking. Deadheading prolongs bloom.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, , Naturalized AreasRock GardensWildlife GardenNative Garden, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: BeardtongueSpeedwell, Clematis 

IMAGE: Photo by David J. Stang, Phlox paniculata Starfire 0zzCC BY-SA 4.0

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