Garden Phlox, or "Flame Flowers," bloom in profusion with huge 5-6" flower heads for months when little else is blooming. They are fragrant and showy, with brilliant, non-fading colors. Growing 2-3' tall, they are excellent for perennial borders, corners and cut flowers. The foliage is dense and compact with deep green, lance-shaped leaves with prominent veins. Plant about 18-20" apart in rich, well-drained soil in full sun or light shade.
Hardiness Zones 3-8
Mature Height 30 inches
Bloom Time June - September
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Pyramid-shaped head which is filled with 1" flowers.
Foliage Type :
2-5" elliptic to narrowly ovate leaves.
Mature Spread :
18 - 24 inches
18 - 24 inches
Planting Instructions :
Top of plant should be even with soil level and 18 - 24" apart
Soil Moisture :
Will Tolerate :
Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
Pruning Instructions :
Removing spent head heads will induce new ones.
Winter Care :
Mulch +/- 2"
Planting Depth :
Top of plant on soil level.
Watering Requirements :
Average water neeeds. Water regularaly, do not overwater.
Fertilization Requirements :
Once per year
Special Care :
K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time
climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are
harvested, our staff of K.
van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.
Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August.
General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated
schedule.Large orders may be shipped in more than one
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provided on your order confirmation.Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48
contiguous states. Click here for zone map.
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