Dwarf Garden Phlox ‘Purple Flame’ is a short, compact plant with a large head of purple flowers and an even darker eye. It is just the right size for container growing on a patio or porch setting. This series was bred for garden and pot performance. These long blooming hybrids also have improved mildew tolerance. It is strong for commercial production as well as homeowner garden appeal. Phlox ‘Purple Flame’ will bloom naturally as days lengthen and temperatures begin to rise in late spring.
Garden phlox is a staple of the perennial border. Phlox “paniculata” have large fragrant flowers in large, dense pyramidal clusters. Provides unsurpassed flowering in summer, clear crisp colors and flowers in profusion. Phlox are showy, clump-forming perennials that are easy to grow and look spectacular in borders or mass plantings. Best grown in well-drained soil. Mixes well with other perennials and provides long summer bloom. Regardless of flower color, garden phlox is attractive to hummingbirds and is a good selection for inclusion in a bird garden. Remove flowers when faded. Lift and divide every three or four years to prevent crowding. Good fresh cut flower. Great in borders, rock gardens, formal beds and meadows.