‘Sherbet Cocktail’ offers a fascinating melange of colours in each flower including yellow, a first in the world of garden phloxes. The yellow-green buds emerge out of chocolate-maroon bracts, opening into green-yellow-edged flowers with soft pink or white centres. The flowers have a slightly waxy texture resembling a head of hydrangea flowers. Good mildew resistance. Popular with hummingbirds and butterflies.
Common Name: Tall Garden Phlox
Family: Polemoniaceae (The Phlox Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Open woods, scrub, sides of streams and on hillsides, often on limestone.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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