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Garden Phlox, Summer Phlox
Full to part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, rich loamy soil, neutral to slightly alkaline pH. 2-4 ft. height, blooms summer into fall, magenta/pinkish lavender/white flowers, spreads by rhizomes.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Statewide
This phlox is the parent of the cultivars in the garden catalogs. Needs good air circulation to discourage mildew. Will grow in light shade but produces fewer flowers. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.