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Phlox Green Lion
Phlox Green Lion
Phlox Green Lion
Phlox Green Lion
Phlox Green Lion

Phlox Green Lion
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SIZE 1 (TOP SIZE)

Good for cutting

Perfect for pots

Loved by pollinators

Packed in peat-free compost

Hardy throughout the UK

£4.95

Phlox 'Green Lion' is a unique, compact Phlox cultivar, distinguished by its spectacular and unusual appearance. It grows up to 40cm in height. From July to October, thick, fluffy and wonderfully sweetly scented flower clusters appear on the tops of raised, leafy shoots. These flowerheads can be as much as 12.5cm tall. The stunning, moss-green to aquamarine colour of the flowers, and their unusual structure, catches the eye. Phlox 'Green Lion' is a totally unique phlox! Rather than having petals, these ‘flowers’ comprise masses of tiny, narrow, light green, pointed leaves that are densely concentrated on the shoots.

Phlox paniculata 'Green Lion' is most effective when planted in sunny borders or patio containers. And, being a hardy perennial, plants will come back year after year.

Don’t forget, too, that the flowers may be cut and taken indoors for a long-lasting vase arrangement. The green stems and flowerheads make a great foil for highly coloured flowers in a mixed arrangement.

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Colour:

Green

Height:

40cm / 16"

Planting season:

Spring

Flowering time:

Summer

Botanical name:

Phlox paniculata 'Green Lion'

Light requirements:

Partial shade / full sun

Soil moisture:

Any moist but well-drained soil

Naturalising:

Strong

Perennial:

Yes

  • Plant your Phlox in spring, ideally after frosts have finished; keep the crown of plant at or just above the soil surface
  • Plant in borders or large patio containers, in full sun or part shade
  • Set plants 40-60cm apart
  • Water-in after planting and keep hydrated while in growth
  • Once established, this plant will survive winter outdoors.
  • Plants may need staking if grown in an exposed position
  • To prolong flowering remove the flower clusters as soon as they start to fade
  • Feed plants with a general fertiliser once in early spring, followed by a light mulch of rich leaf-mould or well-rotted compost. Feed again in early or mid-summer
  • Read more in our planting guide
  • Orders placed before 1 March 2022
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