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Phlox paniculata 'Cover Girl'

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Phlox paniculata 'Cover Girl' - Tall Garden Phlox - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Phlox paniculata 'Cover Girl' - Tall Garden Phlox - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

Series: Garden Girls™

More About Phlox paniculata 'Cover Girl' (PPAF)

  • Lavender purple flowers with a white halo in the centre
  • Mildew resistant
  • Re-bloomer
  • Bloom Time: Mid-late summer

Zone:

4

Height:

70-80 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Purple

Tall Garden Phlox Growing and Maintenance Tips

Phlox paniculata grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. This cultivar has some tolerance of drought, although flowering will be affected. A summer mulch will help keep root zones cool. Deadhead to prolong bloom time and improve overall appearance. Provide good, air circulation when choosing a location for this species to reduce the potential of powdery mildew.

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Phlox paniculata 'Cover Girl' (PPAF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Patio plants

 Suitable Substitutions for Phlox paniculata 'Cover Girl'