Phlox paniculata 'Bosvigo Pink'
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
Spotted growing in Bosvigo Gardens, Cornwall in the 1990’s by HPS members Sue Ward and Jennifer Harmer and named by Jennifer Harmer after the garden.
Brief description of plant
Herbaceous, clump-forming perennial.
Height x Spread
120cm x 70cm
Large panicles of pale pink flowers with a white centre.
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. Sturdy grower that does not usually need support.
Divide established clumps in spring or autumn or take basal cuttings in spring or strike from root cuttings in late autumn.