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Botanical name: Phlox paniculata 'Blue Boy'
Other names: Perennial phlox 'Blue Boy', Garden phlox 'Blue Boy', Summer phlox 'Blue Boy'
Variety or cultivar: 'Blue Boy' _ 'Blue Boy' is an erect, herbaceous perennial with ovate to broadly lance-shaped, mid- to dark green leaves and, from summer into early autumn, upright panicles of fragrant, mauve-blue flowers with white eyes .
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Boy' is: Deciduous
Flower: Mauve in Summer; Mauve in Autumn
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-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 'Blue Boy' (Perennial phlox 'Blue Boy') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.6m 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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