Phlox paniculata 'Grey Lady' AGM
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
not known - however this plant has been recognised as a desirable and garden-worthy phlox. Awarded RHS AGM in 2013.
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
Pale lavender with a large white eye. Scented.
Green lance shaped leaves. Foliage often poor along lower third of stems.
July - Aug
Any moisture-retentive soil.
Full sun or part-shade
Pests and diseases
May be affected by powdery mildew in dry weather. Phlox eelworm.
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.