Vigorous and free-flowering, Phlox paniculata 'David' features fragrant, pure white flowers, densely arranged in pyramidal clusters atop upright, sturdy stems which seldom need staking. Famous for its good resistance to powdery mildew, the foliage consists of pointed, lance-shaped, bright green leaves.
- Recipient of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society
- Blooming for weeks from mid to late summer, the flowers are rich of nectar and visited by hummingbirds, butterflies or birds which adore them!
- Grows in upright clumps of stiffly erect, branched stems up to 3-4 feet tall (90-120 cm)
- Prefers full sun to very light shade and enjoys moderately fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils. This plant needs good air circulation! Avoid overhead watering and add summer mulch to keep the root area cool.
- This variety of Garden Phlox is remarkably mildew resistant, allowing us to fully enjoy our garden rather than worry.
- Excellent choice for the perennial borders where the dazzling flowers are welcomed in any color scheme. May be planted as a single specimen or in groupings.
- Deadhead to preserve a neat appearance, promote new blooms and prevent self-seeding. Cut back stems after flowering is over.
Phlox paniculata is a garden classic that is considered by many as the backbone of summer borders. The striking billowing masses of large, fragrant clusters of white, lavender, pink, rose, red and bi-color, blossoms enliven native landscapes and grace gardens for weeks. Despite its well-known susceptibility to powdery mildew, Garden Phlox remains a perennial favorite prized for their dramatic, long blooming floral show.