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Thick-leaf Phlox 'Miss Lingard'

Phlox carolina

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



Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade


Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer



Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed


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

Pensacola, Florida

La Grange, Illinois

Saint Francisville, Louisiana

Montague, New Jersey

Springboro, Ohio

Jay, Oklahoma

Rowlett, Texas

Manassas, Virginia

Romney, West Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Feb 16, 2014, saya from Heerlen,
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Miss Lingard' is an erect herbaceous perennial to 90cm tall, with rather thick-textured narrow leaves and terminal clusters of fragrant, pure white flowers 2.5cm across in early summer.

Hybridized by Lingard, introduced around 1900. Phlox 'Miss Lingard' has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit (AGM) 1993.


On Oct 23, 2004, SalmonMe from Springboro, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

I grew this plant in 2002 and 2003 in Virginia (zone 7) and it was beautiful. With regular deadheading (remove whole cluster when it's mostly spent) it will bloom the entire season! Supposed to be mildew resistant, but adequate spacing is still VERY important for plant health. Give them some room for good air circulation, deadhead them, and they will likely be gorgeous little performers for you!