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Hardy Tall Phlox Blind Lion

Hardy Tall Phlox Blind Lion

What a sight in a sun-splashed border! Blind Lion is a highly unusual variety of phlox that grows 18-24" tall on strong stems. The gorgeously fragrant panicles reach up to 5" in height and sport fluffy, deep red-purple florets. Not only are the blooms delightful, but the nice green foliage sports a pretty, reddish hue, too. Blind Lion makes an outstanding addition to cut-flower arrangements and is a favorite variety of professional florists. But as nice as they look in bouquets, they are even more magnificent in the garden! It is easy to grow and looks amazing in borders and containers, too. PP26255
  • Hardiness Zones 3-9
  • Mature Height 18 - 24 inches
  • Bloom Time Mid to late summer
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Fragrant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Cut Flower
  • Container Friendly

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Botanical Name: Phlox paniculata 'Blind Lion'

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  • Restricted States US:

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  • Botanical Name :

    Phlox paniculata 'Blind Lion'
  • Ship As :

    Bare Root
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Container Gardening, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    purple
  • Flower Form :

    Panicle which is approx. 5" in diam.
  • Foliage Type :

    3-4" long, lanceolate leaves
  • Mature Spread :

    18 - 24 inches
  • Spacing:

    24 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Soak roots in water before planting. Dig a hole deep enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Plant with the eyes (sprouts) just below the soil. Water well after planting.
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Remove spent flowers for a tidy look
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch +/- 2"
  • Planting Depth :

    Top of plant should be just below the soil
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not over water.
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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       Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-4 May 4, 2020 June 1, 2020
    5A March 30, 2020 June 1, 2020
    5B March 2, 2020 June 1, 2020
    6A March 9, 2020 June 1, 2020
    6B March 2, 2020 June 1, 2020
    7 February 24, 2020 June 1, 2020
    8-10 February 10, 2020 May 11, 2020


  • Tropicals (Elephant Ears and Crinum)
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 April 27, 2020 June 1, 2020
    7-10 March 30, 2020 June 1, 2020


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