'John Fanick' garden phlox

Phlox paniculata 'John Fanick'

Photo/Illustration: 
Courtesy of Plant Delights Nursery
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'John Fanick' garden phlox (Phlox paniculata 'John Fanick')
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Genus:  Phlox
This garden phlox has striking, bicolor lavender-and-pink flowers beginning in early summer and displays a pleasing compact form. Its slightly waxy leaves hold powdery mildew at bay, and the plant doesn't even flinch in heat, humidity, or drought. 'John Fanick' grows to 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Disease resistant; fragrant flowers; attracts butterflies.
Care:  Provide full sun or very light shade and well-drained soil.
Problems:  Root rot, spider mites, plant bugs.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Attracts Hummingbirds,
Fragrant Flowers,
Native,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Yarrow,
Niagara
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Cut Flower
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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