PlantsPhloxes→Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Sherbet Blend')

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 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-07-28
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-07-25
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-11
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Date: 2012-07-16
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Date: 2012-07-16
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-07-21A shorter variety than tall garden phlox
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-08-01
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Location: SunZone 6aDate: 2013-07-11
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-07-28
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Comments:
Posted by ge1836 (Pittsford NY - Zone 6a) on Jul 24, 2012 10:22 AM

The online photos of this phlox in bloom are wonderful, and closeups of the blending purple and pale green in each flowerette are wonderful, but in a large clump at a distance of six feet, the whole effect is pale pink.

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