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Phlox paniculata 'Peppermint Twist'
Perennial or border phlox, Phlox paniculata, is a tall-growing phlox native to the USA, typically with pink flowers. However there are many garden-worthy cultivars available in a range of heights and with different coloured flowers, making them a popular stalwart of the traditional border.
Perennial phlox is renowned for its colourful flowers with a sweet, honey-like fragrance. It’s an ideal choice for the middle of a border, and thrives in rich, moist soil in light shade.
Phlox paniculata 'Peppermint Twist' has pretty pink-and-white-striped fragrant flowers, on robust, compact plants. It’s well suited to growing towards the front of a mixed, herbaceous border among daisies and echinceas, or even in containers.
Phlox ‘Peppermint twist’ and wildlife
Phlox ‘Peppermint twist’ is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, butterflies/moths and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.
Is Phlox ‘Peppermint twist’ poisonous?
Phlox ‘Peppermint twist’ has no toxic effects reported.