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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: 18 - 24 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem


Growing Variegated Garden PhloxGrowing Variegated Garden Phlox
By 4susiesjoy on April 23, 2014

They are sometimes startling in the contrast between their leaves and flowers, but variegated cultivars of Phlox paniculata put on a bright and colorful display in the garden.

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Posted by BookerC1 (Mackinaw, IL - Zone 5a) on Oct 22, 2015 12:51 PM

I love the variegated leaves on this variety! The leaves are a dull green, with yellow margins. It would be attractive as a border plant, even when not in bloom. Nice fragrance, too!

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