Wild Sweet William, Meadow Phlox
Phlox maculata 'Natascha'

Family: Polemoniaceae (po-le-moh-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phlox (floks) (Info)
Species: maculata (mak-yuh-LAH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Natascha
Additional cultivar information:(aka Natasha)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Plainfield, Illinois

Hebron, Kentucky

Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Southold, New York

Manassas, Virginia

Madison, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 12, 2011, Just_Grow_It from Manassas, VA wrote:

Very mildew resistant. Lots of flowers. Just a great all around plant.

Positive

On Jun 6, 2007, mt_horeb_garden from Mount Horeb, WI wrote:

Strong, mildew resistant plant. Mine reblooms if I deadhead it after flowering. It was an impulse purchase a couple of years ago, and a bit "busy" looking for my taste, but Natascha has a certain charm that keeps me from tearing her out!!