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Spotted phlox

Phlox maculata 'Natascha'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

60cm

Min

35cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Spotted phlox Overview

This is an upright perennial, it produces pink or lavender flowers with oval-leaved foliage. It will grow to a height of 3ft and will make a good choice for the middle of the perennial border.

Common problems with Spotted phlox

How to propagate Spotted phlox

Cuttings

Propagate rock and hybrids by basal cuttings from non-flowering shoots in spring or summer. Root cuttings in winter.

Seed

Species can be increased by seed in autumn or spring. Annuals can be propagated by seed in spring.

Division

P.maculata, P.paniculata and their cultivators should be propagated by division in early spring.

Other uses of Spotted phlox

Border, fragrance, rock garden, cutting bed