Phlox 'Cloudburst' Description
Phlox 'Cloudburst' is destined for popularity! This easy-care phlox from Proven Winners combines disease resistance, fragrance, fantastic color, and a long bloom time for one very special phlox. If you love summer-blooming phlox, you owe it to yourself to add this beauty to your collection!
'Cloudburst' naturally grows with a neat, bouquet-like habit of vibrant purple blooms from June through October. At peak, the blooms completely cover the disease resistant foliage. Strong stems mean this phlox looks perfect with no need for staking!
Phlox perform well in full sun, and well drained soil. Medium soil moisture recommended the first year, but tolerates dry conditions once established.
Delight in fresh bouquets throughout the summer - cut stems last 7-10 days in the vase.
Place in the front of the sun perennial border, plant in groupings, or intersperse throughout your beds color all summer long. Combine this easy-care, long blooming phlox with other sun lovers, like roses or hibiscus.
Special features: Attracts butterflies, Cut flower, Easy care, Everblooming, Fragrance, Heat tolerant, Long blooming, Mildew resistant, Multi-seasonal interest, Rebloomer
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Sun (min. 6 hrs/day), part shade
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Average to moist
- Height x width:
26-28" x 38"
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Accent, Border, Cottage gardening, Edging, Massing, Small spaces
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- Patent #: PPAF
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Soil: Rich, well-drained soils are best, but phlox is fairly adaptable.
Light: Grows best in full sun (or partial shade in the South)
Water: moderate -- tolerant of dry conditions once established but blooms last longest and continue uninterrupted when not stressed by drought.
Spacing: 15 - 18 inches
Fertilizing: Little required; apply a granular garden fertilizer in early spring if desired.
Winterizing: No special care needed. Leave foliage standing in winter, and clean up spent foliage in spring.
Maintenance & pruning: None required. Cut stems as desired for flower arrangements, removing no more than one-third of the plant at a time.
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