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Jamesbrittenia 'Safari Sky'

Safari™ Sky South African Phlox

Phlox

Comments

A heat tolerant variety that flourishes during the summer season; continuous blooms of purple and white with golden eyes are presented among green foliage; a mounded selection with trailing tendencies, perfect for beds, borders and containers

Description

A heat tolerant variety that flourishes during the summer season; continuous blooms of purple and white with golden eyes are presented among green foliage; a mounded selection with trailing tendencies, perfect for beds, borders and containers

Landscape Attributes

Safari™ Sky South African Phlox is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Safari™ Sky South African Phlox is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Safari™ Sky South African Phlox will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 10 inches apart. It tends to be leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and should be underplanted with lower-growing perennials. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

10a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

12 inches

24 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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