Phlox paniculata Spitfire
- 1 x Phlox paniculata Spitfire
|Botanical name||Phlox paniculata Spitfire|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Preferred Soil||Any soil|
|Fully grown in||2 years|
|Full grown height||80cm - 100cm|
|Mature width||60cm - 80cm|
How to take care of Phlox paniculata Spitfire
Phlox paniculata Spitfire can be invasive, so either plant Phlox paniculata Spitfire in large containers or in a permanent place at the back of the border. Phlox paniculata Spitfire dislike being disturbed. Young plants need extra phosphorus to encourage good root development. Plant Phlox paniculata Spitfire in a well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Phlox paniculata Spitfire are hardy but the crowns need mulch for the first two winters. Cut back to nearly ground level once the flowering season is over. Phlox paniculata Spitfire often take two - three years to bloom. Divide Phlox paniculata Spitfire after 3 -5 blooming seasons in either spring or autumn. The easiest way to increase your plants is by taking cuttings in late autumn and early winter. Phlox paniculata Spitfire will fail to grow if your soil is too heavy and has poor drainage. All Phlox paniculata Spitfire tend to perform unevenly, even when grown in full sun. Snails and slugs can do substantial damage if left unchecked.
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