Mt. Cuba Center Research Report - Phlox for the Mid-Atlantic Region Mt. Cuba Center Phlox for the Mid-Atlantic Region - Page 15

SUN PHLOX Phlox Rating Avg. HxW Flower Color Bloom Time Powdery Mildew Resistance Fragrance P. paniculata 'John Fanick' 3.2 ««« 54” x 40” lt. pink w/pink center mid-July–mid-Aug fair P. paniculata 'Juliglut' (July Glow) 2.0 «« 34” x 24” pinkish red late July–mid-Aug good P. paniculata 'Junior Dance' 3.1 ««« 26” x 20” coral pink late June–mid-July poor P. paniculata 'Katherine' 3.0 ««« 30” x 28” pale lavender late June–late July good mild P. paniculata 'Laura' 3.4 «««« 30” x 20” purple w/ white eye early July–early Aug good mild P. paniculata 'Lavelle' 4.1 «««« 48” x 36” white w/ pink tube early July–early Sept good mild P. paniculata 'Light Blue Flame' 3.0 ««« 28” x 28” pale blue mid-June–mid-July good moderate P. paniculata 'LSS Vincent' 3.7 «««« 44” x 30” pink early July–late Aug good mild P. paniculata 'Orange Perfection' 3.1 ««« 28” x 20” orange late July–mid-Aug excellent P. paniculata 'Party Punch' 3.5 «««« 36” x 32” pink late June–late July fair moderate P. paniculata 'Peacock Cherry Red' 2.8 ««« 36” x 28” pinkish red early July–late July poor mild P. paniculata 'Pina Colada' 3.0 ««« 28” x 16” white late June–mid-July poor moderate P. paniculata 'Pink Lady' 3.4 «««« 36” x 30” pink w/white eye early July–mid-Aug good moderate P. paniculata 'Pixie Twinkle' 3.0 ««« 16” x 16” pink w/dark pink eye early July–late July good mild P. paniculata 'Purple Kiss' 3.3 «««« 32” x 24” pinkish purple early July–late July good mild P. paniculata 'Purple Rain' 3.3 «««« 32” x 24” pinkish purple late June–late July good moderate P. paniculata 'Red Caribbean' 2.4 ««« 32” x 24” pink w/red eye late June–mid-July poor mild P. paniculata 'Red Riding Hood' 2.3 ««« 32” x 28” red early July–late July poor mild P. paniculata 'Robert Poore' 3.9 «««« 60” x 48” magenta early July–mid-Aug good strong P. paniculata 'Shortwood' 3.8 «««« 54” x 36” pink late July–early Sept fair mild P. paniculata 'Speed Limit 45' 3.5 «««« 44” x 30” lt. pink late July–mid-Aug good mild P. paniculata 'Tequila Sunrise' 3.1 ««« 32” x 32” coral mid-July–early Aug fair moderate P. paniculata 'Thai Pink Jade' 3.8 «««« 42” x 28” lt. pink w/ pink eye mid-July–late Aug fair mild P. paniculata 'The King' 2.7 ««« 32” x 24” purple early July–late July fair mild P. paniculata 'Tracy’s Treasure' 3.5 «««« 44” x 30” pink blush w/ pink eye early Aug–mid-Sept poor P. paniculata 'Twister' 2.8 ««« 36” x 30” white & pink early July–late July good P. paniculata 'Younique Bicolor' 2.3 ««« 28” x 20” pink blush late July–early Aug good P. pilosa 2.8 ««« 12” x 18” pinkish lavender mid-May–early June excellent P. pilosa ssp. ozarkana 2.7 ««« 20” x 36” pink late May–mid-June fair P. pulchra 'Bibb Pink' 3.1 ««« 20” x 20” pink early June–mid-June excellent P. 'Sherbet Cocktail' 2.5 ««« 36” x 20” pink, white, green early July–late July good P. 'Solar Flare' 4.1 «««« 24” x 32” white mid-June–late June excellent P. × arendsii 'Babyface' 4.2 «««« 32” x 32” pink w/ dark pink eye late July–late Aug good P. × arendsii 'Susanne' 1.1 « 32” x 30” not observed did not flower poor Rating Key: 5=excellent, 4=good, 3=fair, 2=poor, 1=very poor Plants in bold are the top-performing selections. mild mild mild mild Fragrance rated as strong, moderate, or mild. No desgination means no fragrance observed. Visit mtcubacenter.org/research/trial-garden for detailed information about each plant. Plants That Did Not Complete Trial Phlox P. glaberrima 'N³ Hvt-ke Mes-ke' Reason Only able to evaluate one plant. (N³ White Summer) Phlox Reason P. paniculata 'Lord Clayton' Poor establishment and died. P. paniculata 'Red Super' Poor establishment and died. P. paniculata Not true to type. P. paniculata 'Tiara' All plants died. P. paniculata 'Bareightysix' (Blue Flame) All plants died. P. paniculata 'White Admiral' Abnormal growth habit, possibly virused. P. paniculata 'Barsixty' All plants died. P. pilosa 'Bungalow Blue' All plants died. P. pilosa 'Eco Happy Traveler' All plants died. P. pilosa 'Slim Jim' All plants died. (White Eye Flame) P. paniculata 'Barthirtythree' (Purple Eye Flame) Only one out of five plants was true to type. mtcubacenter.org 15