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Phlox paniculata Cherry Cream

Scientific Name : Phlox paniculata
Common Name : Garden Phlox
Hardiness Zone : 4b - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -30°F (-34°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Attracts Butterflies, Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 24 - 28" (61 - 71cm)
Height : 22 - 26" (56 - 66cm)
Width : 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Bright display of large cream and pink flowers is stunning in the garden.
Can be used as cut flowers as well.
Idea & Tips : Hardy Garden Phlox provides beautiful bouquets of flowers in late Spring through Summer.
Plant where they receive sun most of the day and good air movement.
Fertilize monthly with a garden flower fertilizer.
Water when the plant shows signs of wilting.
Grower InformationA bright display of large cream and pink flowers with rose eyes that is stunning in the garden.
  • Medium-height, self-branching and powdery mildew-tolerant Phlox that offers more uniform production with less chemicals needed for disease control.
  • Can be used as cut flowers as well.
'Cherry Cream'
Protection InformationEU PBRAF; PPAF
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide

    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.8 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      68-74°F (20-23°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Low to moderate
      Fertilization:
      75-100 ppm N starting at Day 7
      Pinching:
      Yes, while young plants are soft and actively growing.
      Transplanting:
      42-49 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Plants grow more actively under long days. Use 13-hour extended day lighting for Winter propagation.
  • Finishing Guide

    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      60 to 75°F (16 to 24°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      5,000 to 8,000
      Vernalization:
      No
      Daylength:
      Long day obligate
      Watering:
      Moderate
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 200 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Yes, in cases where there are two or less shoots.
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      Configure at 600 ppm to increase branching.
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Powdery Mildew when pressure is high.
  • Crop Scheduling

    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Not recommended
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      Rooted: 10-12 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      Rooted: 12-14 wks, 3 ppp
      Bloom Months:
      June to August

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