Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'John Fanick') in the Phloxes Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24 - 60 inches
Plant Spread: 24 - 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
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Awards and Recognitions: Texas Superstar®

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Posted by TexasPlumeria87 (Plano, TX - Zone 8a) on Jul 12, 2017 1:06 PM

This is the first Summer phlox I've ever grown and it hasn't disappointed me. It smells heavenly and I've never seen any sign of mildew on the leaves. Last year it was a small plant, but this year it produced lots of new shoots. After it's finished blooming, I cut it back and then it blooms again, but with fewer blooms. The flower clusters last a fairly long time and it doesn't seem bothered by high temperatures or blazing sun.

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dave On September 27, 2014 Obtained plant
Obtained from the Cherokee County master gardener plant sale.
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