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Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Zaluzianskya ovata 'Star Balsam'

 

Night Scented Phlox 'Star Balsam'

Zaluzianskya is a genus of around 60 varieties of flowering plants. Known as Night Phlox because of its evening scent, and because the flowers are similar to phlox in appearance. 'Star Balsam' has a vanilla scent, and white flowers that open from red buds.

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plant Features
  • Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Night Scented Phlox 'Star Balsam'

Latin name

Zaluzianskya ovata 'Star Balsam'

type

Flowering plant

family

Scrophulariaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Night Scented Phlox Star Balsam is 0.60meters x 0.25meters 0.60 M 0.25 M

Zaluzianskya ovata 'Star Balsam'

Zaluzianskya is a genus of around 60 varieties of flowering plants. Known as Night Phlox because of its evening scent, and because the flowers are similar to phlox in appearance. 'Star Balsam' has a vanilla scent, and white flowers that open from red buds.


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Flowering period: early Summer to late SsummerJune to August. Cut back hard once flowering has finished

 

Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant pot grown plants in full sun. Soil: humus-rich, moist but sharply drained. The plant is frost hardy but may need winter protection.

 
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