Border Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

Border Phlox

Scientific Name: Phlox paniculata
Common Name: Border Phlox
Description of facts and concepts: Usually described as the “backbone of the herbaceous border”, its flowers come in a wide variety of colors except yellow and blooms throughout July and August. At 3-4’, border phlox is sweetly scented and survives in moist to well-drained rich soil.
Seed or division information: divisions or cuttings
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): August W2
Garden Name: Shady Woodland Garden
Color of Flower: Purple, pink, white
Height: 3-4′
Spread: 16″
Family: Phlox
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Neutral soils
Soil: Dry to Wet Moist soil
Light: Sun to Shade Shade or part sun
Zone 4-10 Zones 4-8