Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise' - Garden Phlox
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise' - Garden Phlox
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise' - Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise' - Garden Phlox

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Butterfly FriendlyPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION
Garden Phlox
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

With a unique flower color not often found in nature, blooms opens a pale blue and darken to deep violet-blue with burgundy edges. Even during the day it seems to change color as the daylight changes. Birds, native bees and butterflies all love this native beauty's nectar! Powdery mildew tolerant.

BENEFITS
  • Perfect as long lasting cut flowers
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Easy to grow and powdery mildew tolerant
  • Flower color is unique among Garden Phlox
  • Butterflies, bees and hummingbirds love its bloom
  • Strong stems seldom need staking like other Phlox
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Fertile bottomlands and meadows from New York to Illinois south to Missouri, Arkansas, and Georgia.

Found in rich, open woods, thickets, meadows and moist roadsides.

Map Credit: The Biota of North America 
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)

Interesting Facts

Powdery mildew looks like a light dusting of powder on the leaves and commonly plagues Phlox. Good airflow and avoiding wet foliage at night will help the plant combat this disease. Plant in airy, full sun for the healthiest plants.

 

GROWING TIPS

 

Prefers moderately moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to light shade. Performs best in full sun. Needs good air circulation to help combat potential powdery mildew problems.

 

Mature Size: 24-36in. Tall x 20-24in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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