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'Backlight' (Phlox)

  • attracts pollinators
  • fragrant
  • native to N. America

Full Sun
Part Sun
Height24 - 48 In
Spread20 - 48 in
Zones030405060708
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Backlight Phlox has pure white flowers that produce well-defined panicles on top of dark green leaves. Great for disease resistance even in hot, humid conditions. Try with other white-flowering plants to create a moonlight garden. It has a stunning fragrance that will keep the pollinatorsaround all Summer long.

  • 24-48 in. tall and 20-48 in. wide at maturity
  • Grow in zones 3-8
  • Plant in part to full sun (6+ hours daily)

Care: Grows best in consistently moist, well-drained soil and full sun. Fertilize with Proven Winners Continuous Release Plant Food in spring.

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  • Size at shipping varies by the season and plant 
    • 1 Gallon plants are 6-14 in. tall and about 1-year old at shipment, varies by season and plant
    • 1 Gallon containers are 7.5 in. dia and 6.5 in. tall

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Features

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Fragrant
  • Native to N. America

Characteristics

  • Hardiness Zones: 03 04 05 06 07 08
  • Height: 24 - 48 In
  • Spread: 20 - 48 in
  • Habit: Upright
  • Bloom Color: White
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Plant Type: Perennial
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