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PlantFiles: Carolina Phlox
Phlox carolina

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Family: Polemoniaceae (po-le-moh-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phlox (floks) (Info)
Species: carolina (kair-oh-LY-nuh) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive frostweed On Sep 30, 2004, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Carolina Phlox is a lovely perennial that will bloom for at least three months
starting in June. It is easy to propagate by cuttings and it has a wonderful scent. I highly recommend it.
Phlox carolina is native to Texas and other States.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Federal Heights, Colorado
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Conway, South Carolina
Knoxville, Tennessee
Dalworthington Gardens, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Sheridan, Wyoming



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