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Phlox

Phlox maculata 'Omega'

Also known as

Spotted phlox

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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 Phlox

How to propagate 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 Phlox

Border, fragrance, rock garden, cutting bed