Phlox paniculata 'Starfire'

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Buy Phlox paniculata 'Starfire' border phlox: Vibrant summer colour

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Upright, dark purple stems are clothed with deep green foliage that emerges in spring with a red flush. This provides a marvellous contrast for the flat-faced, bright cherry-red fragrant flowers, which open from dark buds to form very showy terminal cymes.

  • Garden care: Support with bamboo canes, brushwood or ring stakes before the flowers appear. Cut back and compost the faded flower-stems in late autumn. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost or manure around the base of the plant in early spring.

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Eventual height & spread

Lovely colour red

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First year, so not fully developed yet - hoping for more of an impact next year

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Cheshire

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Attractive perennial

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This survived a very dry summer

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Bedford

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