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Phlox paniculata 'David' (Phlox 'David')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Phlox paniculata 'David'

Other names

Phlox 'David'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'David' _ 'David' forms fragrant, pure white flowers through summer and early autumn above slender, toothed mid-green leaves.

Phlox are nectar rich plants, which encourage benefical wildlife, such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies into the garden.


Phlox paniculata 'David' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

The flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Mat Forming, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm Phlox eelworm

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Phlox paniculata 'David' (Phlox 'David') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Underplanting, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in 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 paniculata 'David'

Other names

Phlox 'David'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'David' _ 'David' forms fragrant, pure white flowers through summer and early autumn above slender, toothed mid-green leaves.

Phlox are nectar rich plants, which encourage benefical wildlife, such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies into the garden.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Fragrance

The flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Mat Forming, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Summer; White in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phlox paniculata 'David' (Phlox 'David') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Underplanting, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in 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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