Phlox paniculata Lilac

 

Phlox paniculata Lilac. Clump forming perennial with upright stems that produce clusters of delicate Lilac coloured flowers in mid summer. Brings a cheerful and fragrant touch to the garden. Ideal for backgrounds, borders, massed displays and as a specimen. With a Max height 80 cm and a Max spread of 45 Cm.

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun / Partial shade, Hardy. Dead head regularly to encourage new blooms.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.