Phlox paniculata "Lilac Time" roots/bulb | Perennial flower, masses of prolific light purple blooms
Phlox paniculata "Lilac Time" roots/bulb
Phlox paniculata "Lilac Time" roots/bulb
Phlox paniculata "Lilac Time" roots/bulb
Phlox paniculata "Lilac Time" roots/bulb
Phlox paniculata "Lilac Time" roots/bulb
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Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata) is a hardy, long-lived perennial with a romantic charm. From midsummer to early fall, the sturdy, upright plants are topped with large clusters of fragrant flowers that come in a fantastic range of colors including white, pink, fuchsia, red, lavender, purple and orange as well as dozens of eye-catching bicolors. The sweet-smelling, nectar-rich blossoms attract butterflies and hummingbirds and are beautiful in summer flower arrangements.

Phlox paniculata Lilac Time is a gorgeous addition to the summer garden! Its softly-colored purple blooms emit a slight sweet fragrance.

Attractive Phlox from the Paniculata group with large umbels consisting of many soft lilac-coloured flowers. Naturalizing easily, this phlox is a strong perennial that fits in any garden!

Attracts: Butterflies and Hummingbirds
Good as Cut Flowers
Colour: purple
Height at maturity: 60-85 cm
Flowering time: July, August, September
Light: Phlox may be grown in full sun or partial shade. The plants will produce more flowers when they are grown in full sun.
USDA Zone: Garden phlox are winter hardy in zones 4 to 8.
Soil Conditions: Phlox should be planted in fertile, well-drained soil where they will get a consistent supply of moisture throughout the summer. They will not tolerate drought.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy; add compost or other organic matter to enrich the soil and increase its ability to hold moisture.

Planting depth: 30 cm
Plant spacing: 30-35 cm
Time until maturity: 2-5 years

CARE
Plant phlox in spring when the weather is cool and the soil is moist.
Choose a sunny or bright spot with any type of soil.

Great for cutflowers, formal beds, and meadows, these blooms will attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and birds to your landscape!

Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut plant down to the base in late autumn.

SHIPPING
This plant ships bare root.