Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Robert Poore') 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 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 24 - 48 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Fuschia--Deep Pink-Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2000 Georgia Gold Medal Winner

Beautiful Fuschia blooms of 'Robert Poore' Phlox

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Posted by imabirdnut (North Texas - Zone 7b) on Oct 5, 2012 9:46 AM

'Robert Poore' Phlox is a Swallowtail favorite! I have Giants, Pipevines(pictured), Tigers, & Black Swallowtails nectaring on it as well as hummingbirds all summer!

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