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Phlox paniculata ‘Windsor’

Phlox

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  • Botanical name: Phlox paniculata 'Windsor'
  • Common name: Phlox
  • Family: Polemoniaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Phlox paniculata ‘Windsor’

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.

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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. It’s extremely attractive to butterflies, moths and other pollinators.

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Phlox paniculata ‘Windsor’ is a tall-growing phlox, with narrow, dark green leaves and fragrant, rose-pink flowers with a darker pink eye. It looks fantastic in a mixed herbaceous border, and is ideally grown near a path or patio, where its fragrance can be appreciated. For best results, grow in moist soil, in partial shade. ‘Windsor’ makes an excellent cut flower.

How to grow Phlox 'Windsor'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    East facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

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Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Phlox 'Windsor' and wildlife

Phlox 'Windsor' is known for attracting bees, beneficial insects, butterflies​/​moths and other pollinators. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Phlox 'Windsor' poisonous?

Phlox 'Windsor' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

Plants that go well with Phlox 'Windsor'