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botanical name:
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Polemoniaceae
characteristics: perennial, scented/aromatic
height: 1.20m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Clump forming, with upright stems and narrow, toothed, mid-green leaves. Heads of fragrant, violet-blue flowers with dark purple eyes, in July and August. Good resistance to mildew.

cultivation:
Prefers a humus-rich, moisture-retentive but well drained soil. Shallow rooting and benefits from mulching with compost. Best in full sun.

propagation:
By division

usage:
Herbaceous borders

other notes:
Discovered and introduced by Poet Ouddolf

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