Laura is a classic tall garden phlox that really stands out in the garden. With large panicles of purple flowers at the end of strong green stems it is a plant that simply looks outstanding in bloom. At 2 ft. tall it makes a great midsized plant for a garden bed or edge garden the high pink/purple panicles really pop in the late spring and early summer. 'Laura' has good resistance to powdery mildew and its no wonder that gardeners all over the world are fans of this plant.
*Photo Credit: Susan Martin via Stonehouse Nursery
|Bloom Color:||Purple/pink with a white center|
|Bloom Period:||Early to mid-summer|
|Genus & Species:||Phlox paniculata 'Laura'|
|Mature Height:||24 to 30 inches|
|Mature Spread:||24 to 36 inches|
|Plant Spacing:||20 to 30 inches|
|Planting Depth:||Plant even with soil in pot|
|Planting Time:||Spring, summer or fall planting|
|Soil Type:||Does well in well drained soil, benefits from mulch|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun (6+ hours)|
|Zone:||3 to 8|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.
Caring for Phlox Paniculata 'Laura'
Tall garden phlox as a plant takes and average amount of care. It grows well when planted in a mulched bed with good well-drained soil and benefits from deadheading.