Phlox maculata 'Natascha'
Natasha Summer Phlox

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Butterfly FriendlyDeer ResistantPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION
Natasha Summer Phlox
Phlox maculata 'Natascha'
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 resistan
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. Wide x 2-2ft. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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