• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Needs wet or constantly moist soil.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Fast growing to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Improved Disease Resistance
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Summer to mid-fall
  • Detail
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Summer to mid-fall
    Flower color:Pink
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Design IdeasPhlox is the quintessential component of the perennial border. Adds to beds along foundations and fence lines. Insert into good soil at the bright edge of woodlands. An American native that belongs in cottage, country and historic gardens of the eastern states.
    Companion PlantsPhlox belongs with other big Americans such as Doubledecker Coneflower, (Echinacea purpurea 'Doubledecker'), Little Joe Coastal Plain Joe Pye Weed, (Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe'), Dodd's Red Creek American Holly, (Ilex opaca 'Dodd's Red Creek') and Golden American Elder, (Sambucus canadensis 'Aurea').
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old flowers to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: High
    Needs wet or constantly moist soil.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    This very large genus of perennial flowers was named by Linnaeus from the Greek for flame to describe the flowers. It contains about fifty species native to North America, with just one found in Siberia. It is native to fertile bottomlands and meadows of the east from New York to Arkansas and Georgia.
    Lore:
    Phlox has been used as a medicinal plant by the many Native American tribes within its range.