Phlox paniculata
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Phlox paniculata

fall phlox
summer phlox
garden phlox
perrenial phlox

  family polemoniaceae 
  genus phlox 

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Genus  Phlox Species  paniculata Variety  Cultivar  Common names  fall phlox   summer phlox   garden phlox   perrenial phlox Family  POLEMONIACEAE Specimen number  S11904 Data source  HtZn p154;Xeri p290
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Mound forming Overall height  3' - 4' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Moist to wet Optimal soil texture  Soil texture 04,29 Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 03a-10b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 09-04 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Phlox paniculata can survive very cold winters with annual averages as low as -40� Fahrenheit. Fall phlox (also known as perrenial phlox, summer phlox or garden phlox) needs summer days with high heat. It prefers moist to wet soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Phlox paniculata is a perennial. Flowers occur in a range of colors including purple, white, red and blue.

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