Phlox paniculata 'Ultraviolet' PP33607 CPBRAF (25) Bare Root Plants
Common Name: Tall Garden Phlox
Very dark, magenta violet flower panicles are held above a full, bushy habit of bright green foliage. An improvement on the industry standard 'Nicky', with darker stems and buds, bronzed leaves, more floriferous performance, and better resistance to powdery mildew.
Tall Garden Phlox are a favorite in the garden, but often are plagued by powdery mildew in hot, humid conditions. These varieties are selected especially for their improved resistance over typical Phlox paniculata varieties. With beautiful colors and incredible performance, these are varieties to plant and watch them grow, with little work required.
These perennials are a favorite of gardeners around the world and a staple of North American native gardens. A favorite of pollinators. Phlox is unequaled for its showy blooms over a long period in summer. Though it is one of the most popular perennials available, it does require some maintenance to sustain its health and vigor.
Phlox grows best in rich, moist soil in full sun. It will thrive with fertilizing every other month and consistent moisture levels. Overhead watering should be avoided since some varieties of phlox are susceptible to powdery mildew. This can be avoided or diminished by providing ample air circulation around the plants and by thinning them out periodically. Deadheading will prolong bloom time and prevent self-seeding.
Height: 32.0-36.0 Inches
Spread: 28.0-32.0 Inches
Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8
Flower Color: Purple shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Average Water Needs
Average to Fertile Soil Quality
Bloomtime: Midsummer to Late Summer, Rebloomer, Long Blooming
Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds
Growth Rate: Medium
Border Plant, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage, Fragrant Flowers, Mass Planting