Excellent selection of early summer flowering phlox, that doesn't suffer with any leaf diseases.Highly recommended by Chicago Botanic Garden’s Plant Evaluation Program and also one of the winners of Mt. Cuba phlox trials.
Large pink flowers, medium height, compact ground covering clumps 1.5-2' tall and wide, flowers for 6 to 8 weeks in the end of spring and early summer (May-June).
Full sun, half shade, medium moist to moist soil with good content of organic matter - this phlox is the happiest with consistent moisture and can tolerate more wet spot in your garden.
Leaves turn reddish in winter and in milder climates stay evergreen.
Hardy in zones 3 to 8. Deer and rabbit resistant, tolerant to black walnut and attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.
The botanical origin is not clear, but most likely it is selection of Phlox glaberrima ssp. triflora.
The parent Phlox glaberrima is native wildflower to eastern and southeastern part of USA and Midwest, where it naturally occurs along stream and river banks, open bottomland forests, swamps, fens, marshes, sedge meadows and tallgrass prairies. See the USDA map of distribution.
Superior perennial for perennial bed, cottage gardens, meadows, rain gardens and naturalization too, great cut flower.