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Phlox maculata 'Omega' (Meadow phlox 'Omega')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phlox maculata 'Omega'

Other names

Meadow phlox 'Omega'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Omega' _ 'Omega' is an herbaceous perennial with fine, dark-green foliage and panicles of fragrant, white flowers with red centres in summer.


Phlox maculata 'Omega' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Red, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm Phlox eelworm

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Dead-heading will prolong flowering. Cut plant down in late autumn.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Phlox maculata 'Omega' (Meadow phlox 'Omega') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

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 maculata 'Omega'

Other names

Meadow phlox 'Omega'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Omega' _ 'Omega' is an herbaceous perennial with fine, dark-green foliage and panicles of fragrant, white flowers with red centres in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Red, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Dead-heading will prolong flowering. Cut plant down in late autumn.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phlox maculata 'Omega' (Meadow phlox 'Omega') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy

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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