Phlox paniculata 'Maude Stella Dagley'
A Conservation Scheme Plant
Reason for Inclusion
Little known, believed to have been raised by a Western Counties Group member and named after his mother.
Brief description of plant
Herbaceous, clump-forming perennial.
Height x Spread
70cm x 50cm
Pale pink flowers with a white eye and edge. Fragrant and flowers for a long period.
Green lance shaped leaves. Foliage often poor along lower third of stems.
July - Oct
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.