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Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker' (Carolina phlox 'Bill Baker')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker'

Other names

Carolina phlox 'Bill Baker'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Bill Baker' _ 'Bill Baker' is an upright, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped leaves and clusters of pink flowers in early summer.


Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker' is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm , Slugs , Snails Phlox eelworm , Slugs , Snails

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker' (Carolina phlox 'Bill Baker') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Underplanting, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker'

Other names

Carolina phlox 'Bill Baker'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Bill Baker' _ 'Bill Baker' is an upright, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped leaves and clusters of pink flowers in early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phlox carolina 'Bill Baker' (Carolina phlox 'Bill Baker') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Underplanting, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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