Is phlox annual or perennial?
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice—from ground cover that blooms in early spring to the tall phlox that bloom in mid- to late summer. Learn more about how to grow and care for the phlox in your garden.
Is phlox a hardy perennial?
Phlox are one of those hardy perennials that every gardener should include in their armoury. Available in a range of sizes – depending on the species or variety – they can be suited to many different situations in the garden. Bee friendly, they are excellent for encouraging wildlife into the garden.
Should phlox be deadheaded?
Some newer phlox cultivated varieties are sterile, but even then, deadheading is a good idea because it results in more attractive plants. And sometimes if you fertilize adequately, phlox may put out an unexpected second smaller flush of blooms.