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Phlox paniculata 'Orange Perfection'

Phlox paniculata 'Orange Perfection' - Garden Phlox

More About Phlox paniculata 'Orange Perfection'

  • Tall, upright, clumping perennial
  • Bright orange, fragrant flowers
  • Individual flowers are densely arranged in large, terminal clusters
  • Blooms form on sturdy stem
  • Narrow, opposite, pointed, lance-shaped, deep green leaves
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
  • Flower Height: 95 cm
  • Foliage Height: 80 cm
  • Flower Size: 12-15 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

70-80 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Orange
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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.


Phlox paniculata 'Orange Perfection' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)