This classic Phlox flowers earlier than other varieties with dome-shaped, quarter-sized cherry to deep-red flowers. A high maintenance plant, it likes full sun but cool temperatures and requires rich, moist soil. To discourage mildew, deadhead and thin.
Attributes - Phlox paniculata 'Starfire'
Plant Type: Perennial
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Fall
Flower Color: Red
Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Notes: Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Powdery Mildew, Spider Mites.