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paniculata, maculata and carolina growing in the garden.
Phlox are one of the prominent plants
in Lyn's cottage garden.
This is what Lyn has to say about them.
"Phlox may well be considered to be 'Old
fashioned' but not to me. They give real value with flower power and lovely
Colours available are pretty varied too.
Some of the paniculata get the 'Chelsea chop' in late spring to stagger their
The carolina are the first to come into bloom in early summer.
Phlox can be difficult to obtain as potted plants, and if you buy mail order,
you don't always receive what you asked for.
If you remove the dead heads after first flowering, on the paniculata you can
get a smaller secondary flowering which keeps going till late September and into
* Chelsea chop = cutting the tops of the new growth out, to delay flowering.
Larger pictures and details of
the Phlox can be seen in our
to plants in our garden or
watch our slide show of Phlox Here