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Phlox paniculata Ka-Pow® White Bicolor

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 : Frost Tolerant, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Rabbit Resistant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : The excellent branching characteristics of this Phlox series ensure an abundance of flowers throughout the Summer.
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 InformationKa-Pow packs a punch!
  • New compact Phlox paniculata series is well branched and uniform, for an excellent retail presentation.
  • Features vibrant colors and mildew tolerance.
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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
      Bloom Months:
      June to August

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