Phlox glaberrima

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Smooth Phlox

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7

Beautiful, upright growing, native to the midwest phlox has late to early summer flowers of bright rose-pink. Leaves are glossy, dark green, long and narrow. Plants form a gradually enlarging clump.

Height

18-30 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Cut back after flowering for a repeat bloom. Performs best in moist soils.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea ), Ornamental Onion (Allium ), False Indigo (Baptisia ), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris ), Side-Oats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula), Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), False Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Little Titch Catmint (Nepeta racemosa), Ironweed (Vernonia lettermanii)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Very Adaptable
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