Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice—from ground cover blooming in early spring to the tall phlox blooming in mid- to late summer. Learn more about how to grow and care for your phlox.
These plants sport many star-shaped, colorful flowers when in bloom. Because there are so many varieties and types (many of which are native to North America), you can find a phlox for almost any garden. Truly, their versatility can’t be overstated.
- Low-growing phlox work great as a ground cover.
- Tall phlox are excellent as a colorful backdrop.
- Medium-height varieties can fill in any gaps.
Plus, they’re low maintenance and have a lovely fragrance.