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Phlox ‘Miss Lingard’

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Summary

Phlox ‘Miss Lingard’ is a mid-sized phlox with tall, conical inflorescences. The white flowers bloom throughout the month of June and look truly spectacular. Unfortunately, powdery mildew was a very significant problem with this cultivar. Infections began in late spring and often caused complete defoliation by late summer. This eventually killed three of the five plants. Phlox ‘Miss Lingard’ has sometimes been attributed to the species Phlox maculata. However, recent research by Dr. Peter Zale indicates that ‘Miss Lingard’ is a hybrid, and its parents are most likely Phlox maculata and Phlox glaberrima.


Details

  • Rating
    2.8 
  • Common Name
    Miss Lingard phlox  
  • Bloom Period
    mid-June 
  • Peak Bloom
    mid-June 
  • Size
    30” x 30” 
  • Fragrance
    None Observed 
  • Powdery Mildew Resistance
    Very Poor