Phlox (with more common species Phlox drummondii and Phlox paniculata, Polemoniaceae) is a popular herbaceous ornamental that grows mainly as an annual, but in areas with mild winters it can be planted as a perennial. It is a genus of at least forty species and many hybrids have been created. Phlox belongs to the Polemoniaceae family, is native to North America and has historically been a fixture in gardens and parks around the world. The phlox Phlox drummondii is a genus of many species, annual and perennial, and belongs to the Polemoniaceae family. It comes from North America and is a plant with great participation in landscape architecture.
Withstands low temperatures and some varieties, very low (-15 to 32 degrees Celsius)
It is a plant that constantly needs moisture and good soil drainage. It needs regular watering and more often in the summer. Phlox is a plant with moderate fertilizer requirements. It needs a special fertilizer for flowering plants (1-2 times spring after planting). We also add compost when we plant the plant.
Its flowers, monochromatic or bichromatic, single or double, are numerous and grow in groups, often covering the entire plant. Their color is in shades of white, red to deep blue. The phlox in our country is used as a spring annual and blooms from the end of spring until the whole summer. The plant forms a moderate root system that allows plants to be planted in groups, close to each other.