Pixie Miracle Grace Tall Garden Phlox

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The Pixie Miracle Grace Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Pixie Miracle Grace'), has beautiful purple blossoms with white star-shaped centers that rise over dark green stems. This perennial is perfect for new gardeners and adds fragrant summer blossoms to your landscape!

Blooming from April to May, this purple Tall Garden Phlox will bring in swarms of butterflies, pollinators, bees, and even hummingbirds as they show up in force to sip nectar and collect pollen! The fragrant clusters of blooms are on sturdy stems and if you can find a way to deprive your butterflies of a few stems, your indoor vase arrangement will benefit too!

Pixie Miracle Grace is an early-blooming Tall Garden Phlox with a long bloom time and is extremely mildew resistant. Cold-hardy and heat-resistant throughout USDA growing zones 3 to 9 and grows just 18-22 inches tall and just a bit wider when mature!

Planting and Application:

This is a definite addition to any perennial garden and a must-have for the Cottage garden! For stunning color, use this beautiful Pixie Miracle Grace in Rock Gardens, as a border or in a Cutting garden too! Garden Phlox is a definite addition to any wildflower and wilderness planting to bring in the butterflies!

Because of its small size, this Phlox works well in containers, planters, or window boxes! Dress up the porch or patio with these lavender and white thrillers and fillers! Pixie Miracle Grace adds a lovely purple color as a spread over curbs and short retaining walls, or in difficult edges of dry streambeds!

Phlox is drought-tolerant, therefore suitable for Xeriscaping, and is recommended for Fire-Wise landscaping! This Phlox can be planted as a border along a hot and sunny pathway, or as edging plants! The great thing about Pixie Miracle Grace is that it mixes well with other perennials and provides a summer of blooms. If you like to encourage birds to come to your yard, Pixie Miracle Grace will attract Hummingbirds and is a good selection for inclusion in a bird garden!

  • Purple Flowers & White Star-Shaped Eyes
  • Compact Perennial Plant
  • Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds
  • Containers, Cut Flowers, Borders & Specimens
  • Xeric & Firewise for Defensible Space Water-Wise Gardening
  • Fragrant - Great Cut Flowers!

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Pixie Miracle Grace needs to be planted in a full sun area in well-drained soil. This herbaceous perennial is perfect for those unpredictable climates! Phlox needs enriched well-drained soil and for best performance, and provide watering regularly and a 3-4 inch thick layer of mulch, especially in drought conditions. Make sure this plant has good air circulation, this will keep the plant from feeling overcrowded! Avoid overhead watering, as this can be stressful on the flowers and encourage mildew to form.

Deadhead after the flowers fade to encourage a rebloom, then prune your Phlox back in late autumn after frost has reduced these herbaceous perennials down for the year. Prune Tall Phlox right after the blossoms fade and tidy up the mounds in late autumn after frost. While no plant is truly deer resistant, they do not prefer the taste of these plants. Every 3-5 years, it's recommended to divide your clumps to maintain vigor and provide you with extra plants to expand your enjoyment. If you live in high Deer pressure areas, be sure to use Deer Repellent during planting, reapplying by the instructions on the label.

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade Blooms
  • Adaptive to a Variety of Conditions
  • Regular Moisture & Well-Drained Soil
  • Deadhead After Flowering & Prune Late Autumn
  • Improved Downy and Powdery Mildew Resistance

Sweet and petite, the Pixie Miracle Grace Tall Garden Phlox will delight you and your pollinators with their starry white and lavender blossoms and darling size! Order enough for all to enjoy today at Nature Hills!

Phlox Frequently Asked Questions

Does Tall Garden Phlox spread?

Most Garden Phlox do spread some but politely so - not getting into trouble and not jumping their borders. Should the clumps become too large you can easily divide them.

Should your deadhead Tall Garden Phlox?

Deadheading Phlox helps prevent some varieties from self-seeding and encourages a rebloom.

Where is the best place to plant Phlox?

Phlox needs well-drained enriched soil with good air circulation for best results. Mulch their beds and fertilize them each spring.

What happens to Phlox in the winter?

Phlox are herbaceous perennials that will lose their leaves and stems after frost and die back to the ground. In spring, they regrow from their root systems anew!

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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.

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Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
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
Size Volume
#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
Size Volume
#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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Pixie Miracle Grace Tall Garden Phlox Is Suited to Grow in Zones 3-9
Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Phlox paniculata 'Pixie Miracle Grace'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 18 - 22 inches
Mature Spread 18 - 24 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well-Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Lavender & White Stars
Foliage Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Autumn
Fragrant Yes