Phlox: maintenance tips

A popular perennial whose colourful bouquets appear in late summer. Attracts butterflies.

Maintenance tips: PhloxMaintenance tips: Phlox

Common name: Phlox


For an abundant bloom, plant in full sun. Tolerates light shade.


Water at the time of planting. Do not water foliage.


Plant in rich, well-drained soil.


In spring, add compost to the soil and fertilize with a granular flower fertilizer.

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