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Phlox
paniculata


Garden Phlox
KingdomPlantae
SubkingdomTracheobionta
PhylumMagnoliophyta
ClassMagnoliopsida
SubclassAsteridae
OrderSolanales
FamilyPolemoniaceae
GenusPhlox
Speciespaniculata

Phlox is a member of the Polemoniaceae family and is native from New York to Georgia and west to Arkansas and Illinois. The great naturalist and plant explorer John Bartram sent Phlox paniculata to England in the early 1700s.

2002 perennial plant of the year