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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Garden phlox has long been a staple of the perennial border, providing height and bright blooms at the back of the bed. The pink flowers are fragrant and attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.

    Latin Name

    Phlox paniculata


    Family

    Polemoniaceae


    Also Known As

    Summer phlox Tall phlox


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    July - September


    Seasons

    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 4'
    Max Spread: 3'

    Uses

  • Flower Border
  • Naturalize

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Part Shade
    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Black Walnut
  • Clay Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Birds
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Colors


    Native Range

    Eastern North America


    History

    In her garden at Prestwould, Lady Jean Skipwith grew garden phlox in 1793.


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