Phlox 'Hardy Red'
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 8
July - September
Large clusters of flowers on upright plants.
Moist rich soil high in organic matter in a full sun location. Heavy feeder.
'David' 3-4 feet tall, white flowers, mildew resistant
'Eva Cullum' 2-3 feet tall, pink flowers, mildew resistant
'Laura' 2-3 feet tall, purple flowers, mildew resistant
'Nicky' 2-3 feet tall, purple flowers, mildew resistant
'Red Feelings' 18-24 inches tall, red flowers, very long lasting
'Shorty White' 15 inches tall, white flowers, mildew resistant
'Star Fire' 2-3 feet tall, red flowers, long bloom period
Provide good air circulation around plants. Phlox are heavy feeders. Need frequent division to keep vigorous. May require staking. Phlox stolonifera
(woodland phlox) a good choice in the shade as it is shade tolerant. Phlox subulata
(creeping phlox) good choice as an early spring blooming groundcover. Needs well-drained soil in order to survive long term.