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Phlox ‘Peppermint Twist’

Phlox

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Flowers
Flowers

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Plant does flower in September

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Phlox 'Peppermint Twist'
  • Common name: Phlox
  • Family: Polemoniaceae
  • Plant Type: Annual
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Phlox paniculata is an erect herbaceous perennial with oval or lance-shaped leaves. A traditional cottage garden plant, clusters of flowers appear from summer to mid-autumn, in colours ranging from white to deep lilac. This elegant perennial is ideal for a growing in a moist border in sun or partial shade.

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Phlox paniculata ‘Peppermint Twist’ is a robust variety, producing large clusters of pink and white striped flowers from July to September. It’s slightly shorter than other phlox varieties, making it more appropriate for growing in small gardens. It makes an excellent cut flower.

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For best results grow Phlox paniculata ‘Peppermint Twist’ in moist soil in sun or partial shade, water regularly and feed weekly in summer with a high-potash fertiliser. Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering.

How to grow Phlox 'Peppermint Twist'

  • Plant size

    40cm height

    35cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

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
Sow
Sow

Do not Sow in January

Do not Sow in February

Do Sow in March

Do Sow in April

Do not Sow in May

Do not Sow in June

Do not Sow in July

Do not Sow in August

Do not Sow in September

Do not Sow in October

Do not Sow in November

Do not Sow in December

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 not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not 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 not 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

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Phlox 'Peppermint Twist' and wildlife

Phlox 'Peppermint Twist' is known for attracting bees and butterflies​/​moths. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Phlox 'Peppermint Twist' poisonous?

Phlox 'Peppermint Twist' 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

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