Botanical Name Phlox paniculata Early StartTM Purple Eye
Common Name Medium Garden Phlox
Type Perennial
Exposure Part Shade
Size for Description 12 to 16 in by 12 to 16 in
Bloom Time Summer
Flower Color Purple
Fall Color  
Growth Rate  
Butterflies yes
Hummingbirds yes
Deer Resistant Occasionally severely damaged by deer
Drought Tolerant yes
Moisture Lover yes
Native yes
Walnut Tolerant yes
Wet Areas  
Fragrant yes
Comment will bloom 2-3 weeks earlier than other types, bi-colored purple and white flowers that are also fragrant 
Care Deadheading will prolong bloom.  Cut to ground in late fall or when plant appears unattractive.
Zone 4