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Blue Paradise

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📦 Quantity per Package: 1 Bare Rooted Plant

Specifications
☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
🌷 Height: 24-36"
🌸 Blooming Period: Jul - Sep
🌱 Bulb Size: I (Top Size)
Planting Distance: 24-30"
Planting Depth: 1"
📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-8
🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 1-3
Blue Paradise

About Blue Paradise

Introduce your garden to the stunning Phlox Blue Paradise. This hardy perennial plant boasts deep violet-blue flowers that will add a pop of color to any garden.

  • Blooms in late spring to early summer
  • Grows to be 2-3 feet tall and wide
  • Prefers full sun to partial shade
  • Low maintenance, drought tolerant
  • Has an amazing smell that attracts butterflies and pollinates insects
  • The color blue changes at dawn and changes back at dusk

How to care for Blue Paradise?

  • Plant Blue Paradise in well-drained soil in a location that receives full sun to partial shade. 
  • Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a strong root system. 
  • Deadhead spent blooms to encourage reblooming.
  • Fertilize monthly with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season.

Frequently Asked Questions

Planting Blue Paradise Phlox bulbs can be a simple and rewarding process. Start by choosing a well-draining soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0. Plant your bulbs about 1-2 inches deep and 12-18 inches apart in a location that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight per day.

Water the bulbs immediately after planting, and keep the soil consistently moist, but not soggy. Adding a layer of organic mulch can help retain moisture and keep weeds at bay. Fertilize with a slow-release, balanced fertilizer in the spring as new growth emerges, and again after the blooms have faded.

The ideal time to plant Blue Paradise Phlox bulbs is in the early spring, after the last frost has passed. This allows the bulbs enough time to establish their roots before the summer heat arrives.

In colder climates, you can also plant the bulbs in late summer or early fall, when the ground hasn't frozen yet. Planting at these times ensures that your Phlox will produce vibrant blooms the following summer.

Blue Paradise Phlox bulbs require consistent moisture for healthy growth. Water the bulbs deeply once a week, or more often in extreme heat or if the soil dries out quickly.

It's important to maintain a consistent watering schedule to prevent stress on the plants, which can lead to reduced flowering and increased susceptibility to pests and diseases. Ensure proper drainage to prevent waterlogged soil, which can cause bulb rot.

Yes, Blue Paradise Phlox bulbs can be grown in containers. Choose a container with drainage holes and fill it with a well-draining, high-quality potting mix. Plant the bulbs 1-2 inches deep and 12-18 inches apart.

Place the container in a location that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight daily. Water regularly to maintain consistent moisture and avoid allowing the soil to dry out. Fertilize with a slow-release, balanced fertilizer in the spring and after blooms fade for optimal growth and flowering.

Blue Paradise Phlox bulbs typically bloom from mid-summer to early fall, providing stunning, vibrant flowers for several weeks. The exact timing of bloom varies depending on your climate, weather conditions, and planting time.

For extended bloom time, consider planting additional Phlox bulbs in stages, or pair your Blue Paradise Phlox with other varieties that bloom at different times throughout the growing season.

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