- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 24 - 30 Inches
- Mature Spread 24 - 30 Inches
- Growing Zones 4 - 8
From early summer until fall, the Volcano® Lipstick Garden Phlox will erupt with striking red blooms. Each flower features 5 petals that slightly overlap for a continuous look. The flowers are a bold red and have hints of burgundy near the eye where the yellow stamens are visible. This plant is a prolific bloomer that will provide vibrant color all season. The flowers grow on tall stems that have bright green foliage.
This Phlox has an upright growth habit, and the multi-branched plants have a dense structure, creating a full and lush appearance. This cultivar is much more sturdy than other varieties, and it can normally support itself without the need to be staked. Feature this beauty in beds, borders, and containers. The Volcano® Lipstick Garden Phlox grows as a perennial in USDA zones 4 through 8.
Volcano® Lipstick Garden Phlox Care
Plant Phlox in full to partial sun. Choose a spot with afternoon shade when grown in warm climates. Soil should have high organic content and be moist but well-drained. Water weekly or when the top few inches of soil dry out. Keep the foliage dry when possible by watering the ground around the plant to help stave off mildew.
Apply a balanced fertilizer in the spring to encourage new growth. Trim the plant back in late spring or early summer to maintain a bushy look. Deadhead the plant to maintain a tidy appearance, but the plant will not self-seed if the flowers are removed. Phlox is a clump-forming plant that can benefit from being divided every few years.
Volcano® Lipstick Garden Phlox Spacing
Volcano® Lipstick Garden Phlox grows 24 to 30 inches tall and 20 to 24 inches wide. This cultivar is resistant to powdery mildew, but it is still best to leave room for air to circulate, so space plants no closer than 24 inches apart.
Volcano® Lipstick Garden Phlox Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8|
|Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 24 - 30 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 20 - 24 Inches|
|Spacing: 20 - 24 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Red|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Resists: Disease, Pests & Insects|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Volcano Phlox|
|Common Name: Volcano® Lipstick Garden Phlox|
|Scientific Name: PHLOX `VOLCANO LIPSTICK`|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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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.
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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
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Time of Order:
- 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.