Family: Polemoniaceae

One of the stars of the summer border in full sun or light shade. Phlox need fertile, moist soil. The large colourful flower heads are borne on plants from 40-90 cm tall, so can fill most positions in the garden.

Creeping phlox is a low-growing species which forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 15n cm. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.