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Tequila Sunrise Tall Phlox Plant

Your price: $13.26
  • - Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks
  • - Height: 14-16 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: April-June
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Tequila Sunrise Tall Phlox Plant
Plant Features

Tequila Sunrise Tall Phlox Plant is also known as summer phlox, and is one of the newest selections from breeder Jan Verschoor of Darwin Perennials. Known to attract butterflies, and each lush flower cluster bears blossoms with a deep red eye accented with tiny white anthers, all of which is coddled by a petite hot pink halo and then surrounded by the deepest, most intense shade of salmon orange possible. Stir your Tequila Sunrise to get this color!

Companion Planting: AsterEchinaceaEupatoriumFuchsiaGeraniumSalvia

Tequila Sunrise Tall Phlox Plant Care Instructions: Keep the plant well-watered for the first 3-4 weeks. For continuous flowering keep the soil most, 2-3 inches of mulch will help. Early spring a great time to add fertilizer, another application can be applied in June. Tall phlox should have their tips trimmed back once the stems have grown about 6 inches in early spring. After the first hard frost they can be trimmed back to the ground.


Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 18-20 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Japanese Garden, Therapeutic Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Ground Cover
Critter Resistance Deer
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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Tall Phlox

Plant arrived in two days. Is in very good shape. Is doing very well.

From pam | May 19, 2013