Hardiness: USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F) USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F) USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Sun Exposure: Full Sun Sun to Partial Shade
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mid Summer Late Summer/Early Fall
Other details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Flowers are fragrant Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH requirements: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic) 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral) 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
On Apr 27, 2006, pucpuggy from Brookline, MA wrote:
A sturdy Phlox cultivar with a soft violet canopy. Overwatering can result in Mildew, but it does resist. I have a few big clumps of it (in good sun) around a dark red rose bush that I prune slightly higher, and the contrast is lovely--very romantic. Long bloomer.
On Jan 29, 2003, lupinelover from Grove City, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:
Seed does not come true.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Yorba Linda, California Glastonbury Center, Connecticut Cordele, Georgia Stone Mountain, Georgia Des Plaines, Illinois Mount Prospect, Illinois Hebron, Kentucky Brookline, Massachusetts Dracut, Massachusetts Norton, Massachusetts Crystal, Minnesota St Paul, Minnesota Cape Girardeau, Missouri Piedmont, Missouri , New York Southold, New York Concord, North Carolina (2 reports) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania West Wyoming, Pennsylvania Moncks Corner, South Carolina Aberdeen, South Dakota Humboldt, Tennessee Iron City, Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee Vancouver, Washington