This phlox is on fire. And bees and butterflies are drawn to it like a flame. The "Europa" phlox is rather special. It grows tall. Between 80-90 cm. It has enormous white flowers with pink centres, too. They smell fabulous. The phlox has it all. You will receive the phlox "Europa" as bare-root stock in sugar cane sacking. This is more environmentally friendly than plastic nursery pots. The roots are shipped fresh from the ground. They are already one year old. This gives them additional strength, enabling them to grow faster than they would in a nursery pot. Plants grown from bare-root stock also adapt to their new environment more easily. They flower better and they are more economical. Bare-root stock plants grow when it becomes warmer. They are winter-hardy perennials. They can be planted at any time, provided that the ground is not frozen. The phlox starts flowering in the summer. This will continue for months. The phlox should be planted in full or half sun. But it does well in the garden too. They can also be planted in flower pots on a patio, roof terrace or balcony. After planting, water the phlox regularly. They will take root better this way.
|Latin name:||Phlox - paniculata - Europa'|
|Delivery type:||Supplied as bare-rooted plant|
|Guarantee:||5 years guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Flowering:||July - September|
|Growing Height:||80 - 90 cm|
|Planting distance:||40 - 50 cm|
Phlox ‘Europa'is a perennial that grows best in the garden. Prepare a large hole in good, loose soil. Improve poor garden soil by mixing in compost and cow manure pellets. Plant the Phlox ‘Europa' at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the roots should be just below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Phlox ‘Europa' grows and blooms well in the sun or partial shade in loose, nutritious soil.
Phlox 'Europa' is an easy-to-grow perennial that can remain in the same spot for several years. Be sure to prevent the soil around the roots from drying out. Dry soil is not well tolerated. Phlox 'Europa' grows well in moist soil but can survive in regular garden soil. Deadhead to prolong the flowering season. In autumn cut the stems down to the base and mulch with compost or well rotted manure in early spring. Cover the plants with a layer of fallen leaves. In spring, you will soon see new shoots appearing above the ground.