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Phlox paniculata 'Mary Fox'

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced
2019

Introduced by
Hampshire Group

Reason for Inclusion
First listed in Blooms of Bressingham catalogue in 1987 and named by Alan Bloom after the lady in charge of the nursery office from 1951-1984.

Verification
Jaime Blake, Bressingham Gardens

Brief description of plant
Herbaceous, clump-forming perennial.

Height x Spread
70cm x 60cm

Flowers
Bold salmon-pink flowers

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

Flowering Time
July - Sept

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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