Phlox Is Tops

Masses of cheery blossoms define this plant, adaptable to many gardens.
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Wild Sweet William or Phlox Divaricata

This woodland phlox is a spreading, native wildflower that often appears along streams and in woods and is ideal for rock gardens.

Phlox Drummondii

This annual phlox features bright rose-red blossoms and typically blooms in spring.

'Bright Eyes'

The beautiful two-tone soft pink and magenta flowerheads of this phlox bloom from midsummer through early fall.

Phlox paniculata 'Australia'

This perennial phlox blooms pink in mid-summer to mid-fall.

Phlox paniculata 'Tenor'

This early-blooming perennial features lush clusters of vivid red flowers.

Phlox Bifida Star Shaped Blooms Appear in Morning

Easy-to-grow, Phlox bifida produces masses of star-shaped, lilac or white flowers which appear in summer. These blossoms smother the mound-forming stems and evergreen leaves.

Phlox Paniculata Eva Cullum Pink Fragrant Blooms

The fragrant, bright pink flowers with magenta eyes of ‘Eva Cullum’ explode atop stiff, upright stems in late summer to early fall. Butterflies, birds and hummingbirds find this Phlox irresistible.

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