The Pink Flame Garden Phlox planted in a landscape, with the large, pink flower clusters blooming atop the green foliage

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Mature Height: 12-18'' tall
  • Mature Width: 8-12'' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Spacing: 8-12'' apart

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A PERKY LITTLE PERENNIAL TO ENLIVEN THE FRONT OF YOUR BORDER OR A CONTAINER PLANTING

FEATURES:

  • Compact perennial with large clusters of hot pink blooms and bright green foliage 
  • Long lasting blooms throughout the summer season 
  • Fragrant blooms attract hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Hand selected, Fresh from the Grower 
  • Ships in a plant-safe designed box  

Pink FLAME™ Garden Phlox

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Phlox paniculata 'Bartwelve' PP11,804

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Why the Pink FLAME™ Garden Phlox?

Petite pink perfection! If pink is your color, then Pink Flame™ Phlox will satisfy your color cravings. This sublime Spirit will give you week upon week of fragrant, pretty pink blossomswith a deep magenta eye in summer. Use it to brighten your foundation beds, entryway garden, patio plantings, or any of the sunny mixed borders around your home. This compact new version of the old-fashioned Garden Phlox also performs beautifully in a container on your porch or deck. It’s easy to grow, long-blooming, and cute as a button. What more could you ask for?

A cherished native Spirit, Garden Phlox (as this species is known) has a long history in this country in both natural and manmade landscapes. It’s found in the wild all over the eastern United States, preferring somewhat moist ground in open woodlands and river edges. Hummingbirds, butterflies, and all sorts of other pollinators flock to it for its sweet nectar. The Flame™ Series was actually developed in the Netherlands by Bartels Breeding. Nurseryman Gosens Bartels bred this line to be shorter than ordinary Garden Phlox and suitable for containers. Pink Flame™ came out in the late 1990s.

How to use in the landscape?

Although Pink Flame™ Phlox is designed to be much more compact than the typical Garden Phlox your grandma grew, its stems are still long enough for cutting. Pink Flame™ makes a sweet addition to fresh bouquets for the table. Bring the beauty of the garden indoors!

Why Bower & Branch?

At Bower & Branch, it’s our job to know and grow trees… especially big trees.

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We do the hard part. Our trees and plants are grown and cared for by only the best, local growers for years before they find their forever home in your landscape. Bower & Branch is known for having hard-to-find, substantial sizes and selection. The quality of our trees and plants are consistent in health and vigor—always ready for immediate impact in your garden and instant curb appeal. We never rush our trees to reach a ‘grade size.’ Our trees are grown for quality height, vigor, health and age.We believe in empowering homeowners with the truth about strong, healthy and structurally sound plants that are grown to perform in the ground after they leave the nursery for home delivery, always fresh inventory from the grower.

How To Plant

Pink Flame™ Phlox is easy to grow and even novice gardeners will have success with it. Give it a spot in full sun for the most flower production. Light shade in the afternoon is a good idea in hot-summer regions. The soil should be rich and organic, yet drain well.

How To Water

Provide regular water, as Garden Phlox is not particularly drought tolerant. Water deeply and consistently during the first growing season.

How To Fertilize

Incorporate Elements Starter Plant food granular form into the soil when planting. Continue this for the first three years to get your plant well established.

How To Prune

To prolong the blooming period, remove spent blooms. Pink Flame™ will die back to the ground after a few frosts in the fall, and it may be cut back then to make way for new growth in spring.

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

 

How Does Shipping Work?

Size AA & AAA (our Treelings, Shrubs, Bushes, and Perennials) will be shipped directly to your home by a common carrier. Ships in a plant-safe designed box within 5-7 business days.

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