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Phlox

Uses:

  • Edging & Borders
  • Groundcovers
  • Containers & Planters

Features:

  • Native to North America
  • Disease Resistant
  • Attracts Pollinators

Sunlight:

  • Partial Sun to Full Sun
  • 5+ Hours of Direct Sun

Growing Zones:

Phlox are native flowering perennials that can grow upright, mounded or as a groundcover. Most gardeners plant several phlox as an edge or border in the garden. Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and your guests will all love the flowers from early spring to fall!


Why Buy Phlox Online?

Phlox are a genus of 67 species of perennial and annual plants in the family Polemoniaceae. We only sell perennial versions of the plant. These can bloom in spring, summer or fall depending on the variety. These plants are native to North America and can be found in the wild anywhere from New York to Iowa. The flowers can be blue, violet, pink, red, or white and can often be fragrant. The word phlox comes from the Greek word phlox meaning flame.

The Best Way To Use Phlox

Most gardeners grow these in perennial gardens, cut flower gardens and wildlife sanctuaries. The plants require full sun and well drained soil. Other than that, the plants are very hardy and low maintenance. Phlox are also great in mass plantings or grown in garden planters. They are winter hardy in growing zones 3 to 9. These small plants will grow anywhere between 6 to 28 inches tall. The flowers are fantastic for pollinating insects such as bees and butterflies.

  • Native to North America

  • Fantastic for pollinaters

  • Blue, violet, pink, red, or white flowers

  • 6 to 28 inches tall

  • Growing zones 3 to 9

Phlox Companion Plants

Phlox are typically early blooming plants that like at least 5 hours of direct sunlight each day. Pair other sun loving perennials, annuals and shrubs with phlox. Some of our favorite plants to grow with phlox are daylilies, bee balm, African daisies, yarrow, clematis, butterfly bushes and rose of sharon. If you choose summer or fall flowering plants, that will extend the blooming season of your garden.