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Phlox paniculata ‘Ditomsur’ (Grape Lollipop)

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Summary

Phlox paniculata ‘Ditomsur’ belongs to the Candy Store™ series and is sold under the trade name Grape Lollipop. Unfortunately, this cultivar got off to a bad start, with three out of the five plants dying during the first season from a vascular wilt disease. The remaining two plants survived through the end of the trial, but they were small and therefore had reduced floral displays. All of this greatly reduced its rating. Grape Lollipop likely would have performed much better if things had been better during the first year, because powdery mildew resistance was excellent throughout the entire trial.

 


Details

  • Rating
    2.6 
  • Common Name
    Grape Lollipop garden phlox  
  • Bloom Period
    early July—late July 
  • Peak Bloom
    early July 
  • Size
    24” x 14” 
  • Fragrance
    mild 
  • Powdery Mildew Resistance
    excellent