Garden Phlox, Summer Phlox
Zones 4 to 8
2 to 4 feet
Summer to early fall: white, pink, red, blue, purple, bi-colors
Planting and Care
Space plants 18 to 24 inches apart.
Deadhead for repeat bloom and no re-seeding.
Pinch to reduce height and delay bloom.
Divide every 3 to 4 years for vigor.
Powdery mildew, phlox plant bug, deer
Varieties to Consider
Flame Series - smaller, mildew resistant
David - mildew resistant, Perennial Plant of the Year 2002
Bright Eyes, Eva Cullum, Fesselballon, Flamingo, Orange Perfection, Tenor, The King, Speed Limit 45, Sandra, Prime Minister, Sternhimmel, Look Again - all mildew resistant