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Phlox paniculata 'Purple Flame™' (Barfourteen)

#PP12605, COPF, CPBR1095

Also called Garden Phlox


Phlox paniculata 'Barfourteen' - Purple Flame™ Phlox - Photo courtesy of Ball Horticultural

Series: Flame™

More About Phlox paniculata Purple Flame™ ('Barfourteen') (PP12605, COPF, CPBR1095)

  • Dwarf, upright, clumping perennial
  • Large clusters of fragrant, magenta to purple flowers
  • Individual flowers are densely arranged in large, terminal clusters
  • Blooms form on sturdy stems
  • Narrow, opposite, pointed, lance-shaped, dark green leaves
  • Good mildew resistance
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
  • Flower Height: 50 cm
  • Foliage Height: 30 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

45-50 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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Purple Flame™ 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 Purple Flame™ ('Barfourteen') (PP12605, COPF, CPBR1095) 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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Dwarf
Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging

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