Phlox paniculata GREEN LADY®
Phlox paniculata Green Lady® has been protected by breeder rights in Israel; Europe and the USA
Asexual propagation strictly prohibited
Long-blooming perennials make life easy for gardeners who crave colours all Summer. It is the old-fashioned garden Phlox, the Granddaddy of the Perennial Garden which continues its display into the Autumn. There is nothing dull with Phlox and they will definitely attract attention, but they require very little of it. When everything else in the garden is fizzling out, the large Phlox flowers almost seem to glow.
The garden Phlox, botanically known as Phlox paniculata, is one of the most widely grown perennials. The plants colourful flower heads are found in nearly all sunny perennial gardens and are considered to be one of the best plants available for midsummer colour. It begins just to bloom as the summer heat set in. Phlox paniculata has large flowers heads with a distinctive, sweet fragrance, and is one of the showiest and most popular. In the warm evenings of summer, the garden will become magical at dusk as the flowers become luminescent and fill the air with perfume. It is no wonder that the name Phlox means: Sweet Dreams!
Growing Phlox is not difficult at all. This perennial usually perform well in full sun, but a little shade in mid-afternoon makes a happier plant. Phlox likes fertile, organic-rich beds with good drainage. Deadheading will prolong bloom time and prevent self-seeding.
One of the prized aspects of Phlox is the fragrance. Sometimes old fashioned perennial flowers lose much of the glorious scent due to hybridization. One of them is Phlox paniculata Green Lady® , a never fading variety which enlightening green colour is a real contrast between other colours of Phlox and will do very well at the background. It is a definite charming addition to the perennial garden.
Phlox paniculata Green Lady® is an introduction of the company Gafni Farms from Israel. Phlox paniculata Green Lady® initially was introduced as a cut flower and bouquet filler. This variety is similar to Phlox in its qualities, but features a unique green look without a ‘real’ flower. The effect that Phlox Green Lady® give to the bouquet is very special. On one hand it is green and on the other hand it carries the stile and finesse of a cut flower. This is a perfect combination that instantly upgrades any bouquet and arrangement. From Spring 2014 on, plants of Phlox paniculata Green Lady® are also available for European hobby gardeners.
As a gardener, you soon will find out that garden Phlox Green Lady® is the backbone of the Summer Perennial Garden. If you are looking for a plant that will return year after year, and offers colour and long-season bloom, there is no better choice than the perennial summer Phlox paniculata Green Lady®. The surplus value of Phlox paniculata Green Lady® is not only its extremely long vase life, but it also does not drop its flowers which is an advantage for designers and consumers who love mixed bouquets.