Phlox paniculata ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ is a perennial most suited to growing in the garden. Prepare a large hole and loosen the soil with a fork. Improve poor garden soil with a mix of compost and fertiliser pellets.
Plant the Phlox ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ at the correct depth in the hole - the top of the root ball should be just slightly below soil level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly down around the roots. Water immediately after planting. Phlox ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ thrives and blooms well in full sun or partial shade in loose, fertile soil.
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Phlox (Phlox paniculata) ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ is a spectacular sight in the garden. This compact growing phlox is low maintenance and thrives in every type of soil, flowering on and on! A great border plant, it is also suitable for pots and planters on the patio or decking. Phlox ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ is resistant to mildew!Show more
Planting and flowering details
Combining Phlox paniculata ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ with other plantsThe distinctive lilac and white phlox ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ will be an eye-catcher in your flower beds and borders. The full flower clusters are borne on long, sturdy stems. Try planting phlox paniculata ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ in the border next to Bergamot (Monarda 'Mohawk') for example.
Phlox also combines beautifully with roses. If you want to see your flower bed filled with large groups of colour then Phlox paniculata ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ is an excellent choice.
Show morePhlox paniculata ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ is an easy-to-grow perennial that can remain in the same spot for years on end. Water regularly to prevent the root ball from drying out as dry soil is not well tolerated. Remove the faded flowers to encourage a repeated flowering. The stems above the ground die back in autumn. Cover the plants with a layer of leaf litter for protection over the winter. In early spring, cut off any old flower stems and leaves and fertilise with a mulch of well rotted manure. New shoots will soon reappear.
Cut phlox back to prolong floweringIn order to extend the Phlox paniculata ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ flowering season, cut back half of the stems to around 10 cm, just above a point where there are healthy leaves, in mid-June. These flower stems will flower in July giving you a 2nd batch of flowers to follow the first.
Show morePhlox paniculata ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ is a wonderful choice for the garden with its joyful clusters of flowers in lilac and white. The flowers spread a delicate fragrance and are highly attractive to butterflies.
This particular phlox is a very compact grower so perfect for the smaller garden. This variety is considerably resistant to mildew
- Extra information
Latin name Phlox paniculata ’Pixie® Miracle Grace’ Delivery type Supplied as bare-rooted plant Guarantee 5 years guarantee Color Pink, Purple Light preference full sun , partial sun Scented deliciously scented Flowers for cutting yes Flowering period July - September Growing height 80 - 90 cm Planting distance 40 - 50 cm