Wild Sweet William (Phlox maculata 'Natascha') in the Phloxes Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 18 inches to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches to 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink/White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Division of clumps in early spring.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Very nice, well behaved plant.

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Location: Fireplace garden, left side.Date: 2012-0629Very nice, well behaved plant.
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Location: Fireplace garden, center - afternoon sun.Date: 2010-0629
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-07-19
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Location: Fireplace garden, center - afternoon sun.Date: 2011-0706
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-07-15
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-07-15
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-07-19
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-07-20
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Location: CZ Sirem My gardenDate: 2015-07-20
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Location: Fireplace garden, center - afternoon sun.Date: 2010-0629
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Location: Fireplace garden, center - afternoon sun.Date: 2011-0706
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