odorata (Sweet) Wherry • CT, ME, VT. Fields, roadsides, waste areas, lawns, near dwellings. Phlox maculata 'Alpha' (Meadow phlox 'Alpha') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years. Phlox maculata, common names include wild sweetwilliam or meadow phlox, is a species of flowering plant in the family Polemoniaceae, native the eastern United States and introduced to eastern Canada. This splendid plant for the herbaceous border is the well known perennial, Phlox, with dense heads of colourful flowers carried on strong stems. A bare root plant is a non potted specimen which is sent with it's roots in compost, wrapped in a polythene bag. Light Pink. Contact | The newest and brightest colours and the most economical way of raising Grandmother's favourite and which no self respecting Cottage Garden could be without. Wildflowers Across America. Speckled Phlox is an upright, clumping, herbaceous perennial with beautiful bright clusters of small, aromatic, tubular flowers. It is native to eastern North America where it typically occurs in moist meadows, low woods and riverbanks. Read More. ... Phlox maculata 'Omega' Add to wishlist View plant details. Close, Lighting Conditions: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Average Rating: (5 of 5 based on 1 reviews). Harden off before planting out in groups of 3 or 5 as they seem to enjoy the company. A cottage garden classic in a wistful range of colours, and a favourite for attracting bees too. Email * Password * Forgot/reset password. Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance, Wildlife. Plant Citations. Established clumps can … While some types of phlox such as Phlox drummondii are available as seeds, the more common Phlox paniculata cultivars are bought as bare root or container grown plants. Phlox maculata, commonly called meadow phlox as well as, somewhat confusingly, wild sweet William. They should be spaced at about 15 cm (6 inches - small species) to 60 cm (2 feet - large varieties) apart; they require good circulation of air to prevent mold. The bold blocks of colour produced by border phlox (Phlox paniculata, P. maculata and P. x arendsii and cultivars ) make them stalwart of the summer garden.The tall, domed or pyramidal flowerheads are traditionally grown in herbaceous borders in clumps, but can be mixed with ornamental grasses for a more contemporary look. Plants can be chopped back at the end of may to create shorter bushier plants. Cold stratify for 4 weeks at 4°C. Wild sweet William, meadow phlox. Phlox maculata ‘Natascha’ Cylindrical heads of pink and white striped flowers from July to September. Sunlight: Full Sun, Part Sun. Refunds and returns | Heads of abundant small, deep mauve flowers. Add Phlox paniculata 'Amethyst' Add to wishlist View plant details. The Phlox genus contains spring and summer flowering variants that originates from America. Our range includes some popular ground cover varieties such as Phlox subulata, the highly fragrant Phlox paniculata or more unusual varieties such as Peppermint or Sherbet Cocktail. Previous reports of this species in MA were based on a cultivated specimen (fide Sorrie and Somers 1999). £4.95. Seeds per Ounce: 11,000. Phlox, 2011 – 2013. Phlox seeds can be sown in trays on moistened compost with a fine covering of vermiculite, from January to April. Plant phlox in the spring—after the threat of frost has passed—and space the plants 1 to 2 feet apart. Sow in October for overwintering. Their main requirements are good light and a well-nourished, humus-rich soil. Alexander & H.D. Use well-rounded plant fertilizer like 10-10-10, which … Shrubs, Bulbs, Seeds. Pot Sizes. These are a wonderful and easy to care for plant with very rich flowering and a delicious fragrance with flower colours that vary from fresh white to pink and purple. Richly fragrant clear pink flowers in large clusters. 75cm £5.00. 9cm 7 - 10 days. The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Phlox maculata . Award of Garden Merit odorata (Sweet) Wherry • CT, ME, VT. Fields, roadsides, waste areas, lawns, near dwellings. Though we love our Perennials, Irises and Peonies, we know these are useful in the garden too! Related Plants Latin Name: Phlox maculata. Phlox maculata 'Omega' The single white flowers with pink eyes are flat and are held in clusters on tall upright stems. Phlox maculata . NOTIFY ME WHEN BACK IN STOCK. Phlox maculata was introduced in 1640, from Eastern North America, where it grows in damp meadows. Plants that fill a similar niche: Phlox paniculata. £3.99. Divide congested plants in Mar-Apr. Either plant into containers or the garden directly. Do not cover the seed. PHLOX maculata 'Reine du Jour' Lovely white flowers with a tiny pink eye. Life Cycle: Perennial. Mid-green, shiny, leaves. 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