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Phlox paniculata ‘Grey Lady’ AGM

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced
1993

Introduced by
Hampshire Group

Reason for Inclusion
not known - however this plant has been recognised as a desirable and garden-worthy phlox. Awarded RHS AGM in 2013.

Verification
Obtained from Diana Grenfell, ex Apple Court Nursery, Hampshire and verified by Jennifer Harmer.

Brief description of plant
Herbaceous, clump-forming perennial.

Height x Spread
90cm x 30cm

Flowers
Pale lavender with a large white eye. Scented.

Foliage
Green lance shaped leaves. Foliage often poor along lower third of stems.

Flowering Time
July - Aug

Soil type
Any moisture-retentive soil.

Aspect
Full sun or part-shade

Pests and diseases
May be affected by powdery mildew in dry weather. Phlox eelworm.

Cultivation
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Cut back to ground level in late autumn.

Propagation
Divide established clumps in spring or autumn or take basal cuttings in spring or strike from root cuttings in late autumn.


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