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Opening Act White Phlox

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Height 18-20 Inches Tall
  • Spread 18-20 Inches Wide

Phlox are summer stunners in any garden, and Opening Act White Phlox displays its creamy white flowers throughout summer. Phlox are native to North America. Opening White is a hybrid that resists mildew and disease. Its dark green foliage provides a glossy background for the dense but delicate white flower clusters. You will flock to the fragrance of the blooms, and so will bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

Opening Act White Phlox grows to about 20 inches high and wide. Its size, fragrance and unusual white blooms make it a perfect featured thriller in a container. A row or border of Opening Act White Phlox will make a bold and elegant statement against a wall or fence, along a driveway or taller before plants. Imagine a mass planting, or large grouping, of this white phlox as a landscape focal point. The plants continue to look attractive in winter, even after flowers fade.

Opening Act White Phlox Care

Give Opening Act White Phlox full sun exposure for best growth and health. It needs average water and displays the most flowers with some regular fertilization beginning in spring. Although your phlox requires no pruning, you can encourage it to rebloom by removing faded flowers. Opening Act is cold hardy to zone 4, but adding a thin layer of mulch can help prevent it from winter freeze damage. This phlox hybrid can tolerate heat up to zone 8.

Opening Act White Phlox Spacing

For borders and mass plantings, plant Opening Act White Phlox 18 to 20 inches apart from center to center. Although this phlox resists mildew, your plant will benefit from good air circulation.

Opening Act White Phlox Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9
Flower Color(s): White
Bloom Period: Summer
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 18-20 Inches
Spread: 18-20 Inches
Spacing: 18-20 Inches
Habit: Upright
Watering: Average
Drought Tolerant: No
Attracts: Hummingbirds & Butterflies
Features: Fall Interest; Long Blooming; Fragrant Flower
Scientific Name: Opening Act White' Phlox hybrid USPP 27,461
Common Name: Opening Act White Phlox
Other Name(s): n/a
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.