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botanical name:
Phlox paniculata 'Becky Towe'
Phlox paniculata 'Becky Towe' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Polemoniaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.20m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Gold variegated foliage, becoming lighter as the season advances. Slightly scented, salmon pink flowers in mid to late summer.

cultivation:
Prefers a humus-rich, moisture-retentive but well drained soil. Shallow rooting and benefits from mulching with compost. Full sun or part shade.
Fairly disease resistant.

propagation:
By division or from root cuttings.

usage:
Borders.

other notes:
Discovered by Mrs June Towe in her garden in Shropshire, UK, 1990. Named after her dog. Covered by Plant Breeder's Rights.

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