Phlox Candy Store® 'Bubblegum Pink' is a unique introduction to the perennial world. This plant bred in the Netherlands, with US native parentage, has a versatile, short stature, radiant blooms, and great mildew tolerance. A useful introduction to the mid-border where the plants are loved by butterflies and the occasional hummingbird. These plants can be grown in containers but their performance is better when planted in the ground. Beautiful scent lingers during those warm summer evenings. Some drought tolerance when established but performs best in evenly moist soils.
Mature Plant Size: 18"-22" Tall, 14" Spread
Bloom Time: Summer, Peak bloom is July
Light Exposure: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.5
Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
Fertilizer: Apply an application of compost or a granular fertlizer in early spring. Stay low on nitrogen and a bit heavier on potassium for best results. If growth is slow after planting feed with a liquid growth formula to boost growth; fish emulsion works well.
Containers Size: 4.5" Pot
Patented Plant - Cannot Be Propagated - Plant Patent #: 20907