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Perennial phlox 'Orange Perfection'  

Phlox paniculata

'Orange Perfection' is a Perennial phlox variety in the Phlox genus with a scientific name of Phlox paniculata. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Salmon.

Fragrant bright orange flowers with a hint of dark salmon in the center. The length of bloom has been up to two months long starting in August! Great for the border, cut flower, butterfly and hummingbird gardens. 24 to 36 inches.

Orange Perfection grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Orange Perfection is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.10 metres (3.57 feet). This variety tends to bloom in late summer.

Orange Perfection Perennial phlox is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Perennial phlox 'Orange Perfection'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Orange Perfection is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 4 - 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in loamy and clay soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.1 and 7.8 as Orange Perfection likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Orange Perfection from seed

Transplanting Orange Perfection

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Orange Perfection is a very hardy plant.

Harvesting Orange Perfection

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.

Perennial phlox 'Orange Perfection' information

How long does Orange Perfection take to grow?

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