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Perennial phlox 'Starfire'  

Phlox paniculata

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Starfire is a variety of Perennial phlox which is a member of the Phlox family. Its botanical name is Phlox paniculata 'Starfire'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Candy apple red. This variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Starfire is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.10 metres (3.57 feet).

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

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Starfire have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Starfire

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Starfire is generally regarded as a very hardy plant, so this plant will typically do well in a variety of different extremes of cold temperature. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Starfire are Zone 4 and Zone 8. Starfire needs a loamy and clay soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.8 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Starfire from seed

Transplanting Starfire

Starfire is very hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Starfire