Phlox maculata 'Natascha'
Natasha Summer Phlox

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Butterfly FriendlyDeer ResistantPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION

Natasha Summer Phlox
Phlox maculata 'Natascha'

- Plant listed for information only. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers


Strong, stiff, upright stems carry glossy, disease-resistant foliage topped by cones of hundreds of delicately scented pink with white striped flowers in mid-summer. Long blooming and more compact in form, its blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds in masses adding to its garden color.

BENEFITS
  • Attracts hummingbirds and many native songbirds
  • A magnet for butterflies and native insects
  • Makes a wonderful cut flower
  • Spectacular massed in the back of a garden
  • Deer resistant
  • Excellent powdery mildew resistance
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Found in wet meadows, stream banks and thickets.

Interesting Facts

 

Butterflies, bumblebees and hummingbirds may find Phlox irresistible, but its charms aren't restricted to the daytime. Hawkmoths will appear around dusk to drink the nectar. Pale colored blossoms will attract the most of these nighttime visitors.

 

GROWING TIPS

 

Prefers humus-rich, moisture yet well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. Appreciates a light summer mulch which helps retain moisture and keep roots cool.

 

Mature Size: 2-3ft. Tall x 2-2ft. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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