Phlox paniculata 'Mary Fox'
A Conservation Scheme Plant
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.
Jaime Blake, Bressingham Gardens
Brief description of plant
Herbaceous, clump-forming perennial.
Height x Spread
70cm x 60cm
Bold salmon-pink flowers
Green lance shaped leaves. Foliage often poor along lower third of stems.
July - Sept
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.