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What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Blue Paradise Phlox

 
 

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'Blue Paradise' Phlox is noted for its unique, true blue blooms that deepen to violet under the heat of the midday sun and fade back to their original color again by nightfall. The changing blooms are not only a joy to the eyes, but are also highly fragrant and attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Strong, lush foliage that's very resistant to mildew is another hallmark. (Phlox paniculata)

Zones
4 - 8 (Hardy in your zone)
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Native
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 24-36" tall, 12-24" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Size Plant - 3.5" pot
SKU AFLMD31

Plant Information

24-36" tall x 12-24" wide. Blue Paradise’s fragrant, changing blooms make it a must-have for any sunny garden.

Garden Phlox, also called Tall Phlox (or just Phlox), is a longtime favorite perennial grown in gardens throughout the country. A tall plant for the back of the border, it's exceptionally fragrant and attractive to pollinators, including butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooming in mid summer, Phlox flowers are long lasting and form on exceptionally strong stems - which makes them great for cutting and placing in a vase, as well as a reliable choice for weather-prone beds. A North American native, many modern varieties of phlox have been bred to resist powdery mildew. With that detail out of the way, they've claimed their status as one of the most long-lived color makers in today's garden.

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ABLMDXX
AFLMD31 (Plant - 3.5" pot)
ASLMD31 (Plant - 3" pot) - Out of stock.
Common Name Garden Phlox Blue Paradise
Botanical Name Phlox paniculata Blue Paradise
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Blue
Flower Size 1.5" flowers
Mature Height 24-36" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-24" wide
Growth Rate Medium
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Dark green elliptic leaves.
Native Yes
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Advantages Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to Grow, Fragrant, Cut Flowers, Native
Additional Information Good resistance to powdery mildew.
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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