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Phlox paniculata ‘Blue Paradise’
Phlox paniculata ‘Blue Paradise’
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Phlox paniculata ‘Blue Paradise’

Summer Phlox

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.415.960

Summer Phlox is very popular for its midsummer display in the sunny border. This selection produces large, fragrant flower clusters that open pale blue and darken to dark violet-blue with red edges as they mature. Depending on the time of day and the light conditions, the flowers will appear more blue or more purple. Attractive to butterflies. Excellent cut flower. Flowering is always best in a sunny location. Easy to grow and mildew resistant although Summer Phlox always benefit from a location that provides good air circulation and consistent soil moisture. Drought tolerant. Excellent for containers or in the border. Remove faded flowers to encourage more buds to form.

Further details for
Phlox paniculata ‘Blue Paradise’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Light Blue
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Wild Flower
   60-90 cm
   23-35 inches
   55-60 cm
   21-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.