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Phlox paniculata 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes' (Perennial phlox 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phlox paniculata 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes'

Other names

Perennial phlox 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes' _ P. paniculata 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes' is an upright, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped leaves and panicles of fragrant, pink flowers in summer and autumn.


Phlox paniculata 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Leaf spot , 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 paniculata 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes' (Perennial phlox 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m 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 paniculata 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes'

Other names

Perennial phlox 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes' _ P. paniculata 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes' is an upright, herbaceous perennial with lance-shaped leaves and panicles of fragrant, pink flowers in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers

Habit

Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases

Leaf spot , 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 paniculata 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes' (Perennial phlox 'Dodo Hanbury-Forbes') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m 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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