Phlox paniculata 'Blue Evening'

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Trusses of fragrant, lilac-coloured flowers, which appear bluer in the early evening light, form on top of the upright, leafy stems from midsummer, attracting many beneficial insects. Very effective when teamed up with rich plums, purples and silver.

  • Garden care: Support with bamboo canes, brushwood or ring stakes before the flowers appear. Phlox are greedy plants, so apply a mulch 5-7cm (2-3 in) deep of well-rotted garden compost or manure in early spring. Shear off the spent flowers to prevent reseeding. If the leaves show signs of powdery mildew, cut down to the ground and dispose of the affected foliage, but do not compost it. Clear away the debris around the plant to reduce the chances of reinfection. Cut down to the ground in autumn. Lift and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.

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4.0

I would buy this product again and have already

By Timberlee

from Middlesex

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Fragrant

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    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about Phlox paniculata 'Blue Evening':

    I found these to be a great plant and have now got about ten different phlox plants

    • Your Gardening Experience:
    • Keen but clueless

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    5.0

    Very useful in a border and against a wall.

    By Laura

    from Derby

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    Pros

    • Fragrant
    • Hardy
    • Healthy

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      • Garden
      • Outdoors

      Comments about Phlox paniculata 'Blue Evening':

      I used it to dot around the back of a South facing border, and also mixed with Penstemons, grasses and Foxgloves in a semi-shaded border.

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      • Experienced

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        My Phlox and Bergamot leaves are browning

        Hi there I have a Phlox and some Bergamot which I bought from you a while back and whilst it's growing really well, I am finding that the lower leaves on the Phlox are going brown then yellow. I've been taking them off but as it's happening all the the way up the plant, bit by bit, it's going to look quite bare soon! I wondered why they are going yellow, and what I could do about it please? More or less the same with the Bergamot except that the leaves are going brown around the edges. Should I be taking those off and is there anything I could do to prevent it? Many thanks and best wishes Debbie
        Asked on 16/6/2009 by Deborah Newbury

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          Hello Debbie, It is quite normal for the older leaves on herbaceous perennials to die off as they are putting on new growth, so I would not be too concerned. Towards the end of summer, they will die back completely and in spring next year the cycle will begin again. If the plants look really tatty, then just remove the older foliage. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

          Answered on 17/6/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
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