Phlox maculata 'Snow Blush'
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
Given a First Class Certificate at RHS Flower Shows and grows well. Bought from a Plant Fair at Hergest Croft Garden.
Brief description of plant
Upright herbaceous perennial.
Height x Spread
75cm x 30cm
Panicles of flowers can be up to 30cm long, each flower is white with a faint purplish mark in the throat and bright yellow anthers. Scented.
Narrow, glossy, dark green leaves on strong 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.