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Phlox douglasii 'Boothman's Variety' (Phlox 'Boothman's Variety')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phlox douglasii 'Boothman's Variety'

Other names

Phlox 'Boothman's Variety'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Boothman's Variety' _ 'Boothman's Variety' is a low-growing, compact, evergreen perennial with fine foliage and pink flowers with purple centres in spring and summer.


Phlox douglasii 'Boothman's Variety' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink, Purple in Spring; Purple, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm Phlox eelworm

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Phlox douglasii 'Boothman's Variety' (Phlox 'Boothman's Variety') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

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

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Botanical name

Phlox douglasii 'Boothman's Variety'

Other names

Phlox 'Boothman's Variety'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Boothman's Variety' _ 'Boothman's Variety' is a low-growing, compact, evergreen perennial with fine foliage and pink flowers with purple centres in spring and summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink, Purple in Spring; Purple, Pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm

Specific diseases

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phlox douglasii 'Boothman's Variety' (Phlox 'Boothman's Variety') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

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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