Phlox 'Sweet Summer Snow'
Phlox 'Sweet Summer Snow'
Phlox 'Sweet Summer Snow'
Phlox 'Sweet Summer Snow'

Phlox 'Sweet Summer Snow'

Phlox 'Sweet Summer Snow'

1 bare root — £2.96

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You can expect your order in March 2024

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Description

Whilst a real blizzard in August is unlikely, Phlox 'Sweet Summer Snow' will smatter your garden with flurry of glistening white flowers, frosting the top of each stem from mid summer right through to autumn. The gleaming flowerheads will highlight a mixed colour planting scheme, or sit peacefully within a chic white garden. To top it all off, the blooms are richly scented so expect to be stopped in your tracks every time you pass by. Make sure you cut a few stems to bring indoors, Phlox make excellent cut flowers and their fragrance can fill a room!

Phlox paniculata 'Sweet Summer Snow' ('Ditosnow'ᴾᴮᴿ) (Sweet Summer Series) is a carefree hardy perennial, thriving in sun or semi-shade and enjoying almost any soil. This dazzling hardy perennial will illuminate lightly shaded borders or be radiant in full sun. Growing to a height of around 60cm, this is a shorter-stemmed variety which is particularly useful for container displays and works just as well towards the front of borders. Wildlife friendly gardeners are sure to love this plant! The blooms are constantly busy with the hum of bees and butterflies who find its nectar irresistible.

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Fragrant

  • Attractive to wildlife

  • Loved by pollinators

  • In peat-free compost

  • Low maintenance

  • Fully hardy

  • Rodent resistant

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Phlox paniculata 'Sweet Summer Snow'

  • Flower colour

    White

  • Plant size

    1

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    9 plants per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Habit

    Clump-forming
    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Fully hardy

  • Years to establish

    2-3 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Wildlife gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Clay
    Stony
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    Yes

  • Pollinator-friendly

    Yes

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Useful information

    • Soak your Phlox 'Sweet Summer Snow' roots in water for 3-6 hours prior to planting.

    • Plant your bare roots into temporary pots with a multipurpose compost in spring and grow-on in a sheltered spot outdoors.

    • Choose a pot which comfortably fits the bare roots. Some have a noticeable crown which should be just below the soil surface with any top growth exposed.

    • Plant out into borders or permanent containers in late spring or early summer once in full growth. Choose a position in sun or shade depending on the variety.

    Read all planting & care instructions

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2024
    You can expect your order in March 2024

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2024
    You can expect your order in April 2024

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2024
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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The beauty of perennial plants doesn’t just lie in their long-lasting flowers and sturdy, resilient nature, but it’s their sheer determination to keep on coming back stronger every year —in year one they’re good, but in future years they’re even better!

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