Scientific Name: Phlox paniculata Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:summer phlox, border phlox, common phloxTexture:Medium
Family Name:PolemoniaceaeHabit: Stiffly upright
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Elliptic, Lanceolate, Ovate, Ciliate, Dentate
Flowers: Thyrse, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), White, Violet, Blue, Pink, Purple, Red, Dark-red, Jul- Aug
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Filler, Floristry, Fragrance, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Summer interest, Tall background
Key ID Features:Tall stalks; leaves are opposite, ovate; florets with 5 petals; inflorescence panicle-like (thyrse).