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Botanical name: Phlox paniculata 'Amethyst'
Other names: Perennial phlox 'Amethyst', Garden phlox 'Amethyst', Summer phlox 'Amethyst'
Variety or cultivar: 'Amethyst' _ 'Amethyst' is an erect, herbaceous perennial with broadly lance-shaped, dark green leaves and upright panicles of fragrant, violet flowers from summer into early autumn.
Phlox paniculata 'Amethyst' is: Deciduous
Flower: Violet in Summer; Violet in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut plant down to the base in late autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division, Root cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Phlox paniculata 'Amethyst' (Perennial phlox 'Amethyst') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.75m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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