Phlox paniculata 'Eclaireur'

Phlox paniculata 'Eclaireur'

Phlox

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Phlox paniculata 'Eclaireur'
  • Common name: Phlox
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 90cm

Spread: 45cm

Flower colour:
  • Pink
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Scented flowers

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Phlox are classic mid-border cottage garden plants, which flower between July and October.Phlox paniculata 'Eclaireur' produces bright purple flowers with a white base to each petal, and is perfect for a mixed or herbaceous border in sun or partial shade. Good companion plants include different coloured cultivars, especially 'Eva Cullum' (pink with a dark centre), 'Prince of Orange' (deep salmon) and 'Starfire' (cherry red).

For best results grow Phlox paniculata 'Eclaireur' in a moist soil in sun or partial shade. Stake plants as they grow taller, particularly in exposed areas. Deadhead regularly to extend the flowering season, and divide clumps every three to four years.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Clay/heavy/moist

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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