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Phlox paniculata 'Franz Schubert' (Perennial phlox 'Franz Schubert')

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 paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

Other names

Perennial phlox 'Franz Schubert'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Franz Schubert' _ 'Franz Schubert' has erect stems with lance-shaped leaves and large panicles of fragrant, lilac flowers from mid-summer.

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


Phlox paniculata 'Franz Schubert' is: Semi evergreen

Fragrance

The flowers are fragrant.

Habit

Mat Forming, Spreading

Flower

Purple, Lilac-pink in Summer; Purple, Lilac-pink 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 'Franz Schubert' (Perennial phlox 'Franz Schubert') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m 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)

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Botanical name

Phlox paniculata 'Franz Schubert'

Other names

Perennial phlox 'Franz Schubert'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Franz Schubert' _ 'Franz Schubert' has erect stems with lance-shaped leaves and large panicles of fragrant, lilac flowers from mid-summer.

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


Colour

Flower

Purple, Lilac-pink in Summer; Purple, Lilac-pink 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 'Franz Schubert' (Perennial phlox 'Franz Schubert') will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.5m 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 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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