Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Garden phlox

Phlox, garden

  • Scientific name
    Phlox paniculata
  • Height
    18 to 48 inches
  • Bloom period
    June to September
  • Color
    Red, pink, lavender, white
  • Light
    Full sun, semi-shade
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Many varieties available. Sometimes listed as P. decussata.