Phlox 'Opening Act White' Description
Nothing else says simple class like stunning white flowers. ‘Opening Act White’ phlox is full of it! Blooming earlier than typical tall phlox varieties, your garden will be filled with its pure white blooms and the pollinators that flock to them from early summer well into mid-summer. If spent flowers are sheared back there will sporadic rebloom into fall. This upright, clumping garden phlox looks handsome in cottage gardens, container displays, and especially in flower arrangements. You won’t have to worry about unsightly leaves dampening the display because its dark green foliage remains attractive throughout the season due to fantastic disease resistance and heat tolerance.
Special features: Attracts butterflies, cut flower, fragrant, attracts hummingbirds, reblooming, beneficial to pollinators, containers
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- Botanical name:
Phlox 'Opening Act White'
- Common name:
Hybrid garden phlox
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hrs/day)
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- Height x width:
18-20" X 18-20"
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- Bloom season:
Early to mid summer
Background, border, cottage gardening, massing, specimen, wildflower
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- Patent #:PP27,461
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Soil: Performs best in well-drained soil.
Light: Phlox grow best in full sun.
Water: Has average water needs.
Spacing: 1.5 to 2 feet apart
Fertilizing: If desired, apply a very small amount of all purpose garden fertilizer around the base of the plant in spring.
Winterizing: Leave foliage standing in winter and clean up spent foliage in spring.
Maintenance & pruning: Thin or prune by half in spring and prune spent flowers off after bloom, just above the foliage to encourage more blooms.
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