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Phlox paniculata ‘Caroline van den Berg’

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced

Introduced by
not known

Reason for Inclusion
Historical interest. Bred by Bonne Ruys in 1927. (founder of the Moerheim Nurseries in Holland).

not known

Brief description of plant
Herbaceous, clump-forming perennial.

Height x Spread
90cm x 30cm

Lavender flowers with a deeper eye and silvery reverse. Appears puce-coloured in midday heat.

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

Flowering Time
July - Aug

Soil type
Any moisture-retentive soil.

Full sun or part-shade

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

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

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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