Fragrant and lovely two-tone blooms, the Cherry Cream Tall Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Cherry Cream') are gorgeous blooms on upright stems and lush green leaves, these spring-blooming perennials are classic garden blooms and are beloved garden standards that you and your pollinators will adore!
Cherry Cream flowers from mid-summer until fall if you keep them deadheaded. The tall, round-topped blooms look like creamy white pinwheels with showy magenta-pink eyes on each fragrant little bloom! Not only do bees and butterflies adore these blooms, but the trumpet-shaped flowers are Hummingbird magnets!
Tall Garden Phlox are very hardy throughout USDA growing zones 5 through 9 and tolerate heat and cold, deer and rabbit-resistant, Garden Phlox have hard-earned their garden standard status! You'll love the mounded clumps of foliage that can reach 26 inches in height when in bloom and about 2 feet wide for a space-saving focal point.
Cherry Cream is a gorgeous cut flower and adds exciting color and texture to bouquets and fragrance to floral arrangements! Not only do the upright blooms add vertical texture to the vase, but are equally perfect for beds and borders in the garden! Run a row of them to polish up the edges of your borders. Or, integrate them throughout the front end of your planting design for fresh fragrance and a pretty floral presentation. These tall wands wave and sway in the summer breezes, attracting pollinators, and hummingbirds galore!
Tall Garden Phlox are Cottage garden standards, mixed-perennial border plants, and traditional English cutting garden perennials! Working beautifully with other Prairie-style perennials of many other shades. Waterwise enough for Rock Gardens or berms - Reclaim some of your front lawn with a mixed planting island bed! Create a showpiece for your neighborhood with plenty of flowering plants that offer color from spring through fall.
With great form, long-lasting flowers, and healthy high performance, these are hard-working plants to use and reuse throughout your landscaping This easy trick ties the look of your entire design together. Carve out space for yourself in a sunny side yard, or place a narrow, winding path to a cute seating area in your great outdoors. Cherry Cream looks great in flower boxes and vertical planters, too!
Tall Garden Phlox blooms best in at least six hours of full sunlight for the most flowers and brightest color, but Cherry Cream also blooms nicely in partial shade. This light-hearted plant won't give you any trouble if you provide well-drained soil. Be sure to give them a regular schedule of supplemental water during their first year and water during a prolonged drought. Give them extra watering before winter.
Apply a three-inch layer of mulch around your plant, but make sure to pull it back from the stems. In late fall after frost, trim the stems back and shape them. Lightly deadhead the first flush of flowers if you want to encourage more flowers later in the season. While no plant is truly deer resistant, they do not prefer the taste of these plants. If you live in Deer Country, be sure to use Deer Repellent during planting, guided by the instructions on the label.
Vibrant drifts of blooms, the Rocky Road Magenta Creeping Phlox is the pop of spring color your landscape has been seeking! Hurry and order your new favorite perennials today from NatureHills.com!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Phlox paniculata 'Cherry Cream'|
|Mature Height||22 - 26 inches|
|Mature Spread||18 - 24 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil||Well Drained Soil|
|Flower Color||White, Pink|
|Pruning Time||Late Autumn|