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Plant Species

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Becky Towe Garden Phlox (7 of 15)

Plant in full sun to light shade
Plant in average to moist soil; divide in early spring every 3-4 years
Disease and pest resistant
Height: 36-48 inches
Width: 12-18 inches
Hardy in USDA zones 4-8:
Zone 4--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 5--Plant in spring to prevent winter heaving; plant in full sun to light shade; apply extra mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 6--Plant in spring; plant in full sun to light shade; avoid contact with salt.
Zone 7--Plant in early spring; plant in full sun to light shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells.
Zone 8--Plant in early spring; plant in full sun to light shade; provide supplemental water during dry spells.

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