Summer Phlox Texas Perennial

A blue and purple spring, low growing phlox that is shade tolerant and blooms with azaleas, dogwoods and viburnum is Phlox divericata. 

Summer phlox in purple a perennial that works as shrubs and bloom all summer!

Summer phlox in purple a perennial that works as shrubs and bloom all summer!  That ‘s beautiful nandina in the background.

Summer phlox in purple a perennial that works as shrubs and bloom all summer!

Summer phlox in purple a perennial that works as shrubs and bloom all summer!

Phlox is a good blooming companion for crape myrtles.

Purple / Lavender Summer Phlox in Dallas Landscaping does well in Texas. Blooms June to August.

Purple / Lavender Summer Phlox in Dallas Landscaping does well in Texas. Blooms June to August. Good blooming companion for Crape Myrtles.

Purple / Lavender Summer Phlox in Dallas Landscaping does well in Texas. Blooms June to August. Good blooming companion for Crape Myrtles.

Purple / Lavender Summer Phlox in Dallas Landscaping does well in Texas. Blooms June to August. Good blooming companion for Crape Myrtles.

This hardy spring perennial thrives in a woodland shade setting and still blooms prolifically.  Mid-April in Texas.

Purple / Lavender Summer Phlox in Dallas Landscaping does well in Texas. Blooms June to August.

Purple / Lavender Summer Phlox in Dallas Landscaping does well in Texas. Blooms June to August.

Summer Phlox

Summer Phlox

Summer phlox, Salvia Greggii, Mealy Blue Sage.

Summer phlox, Salvia Greggii, Mealy Blue Sage and Yuccas.

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Desirable cultivars of Phlox divericata include ‘Clouds of Perfume’ with its pronounced fragrance and powder-blue flowers; ‘May Breeze’, a soft-white phlox introduced by Piet Oudolf, and ‘Blue Moon’, the favorite dark blue.
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Purple Phlox Texas Spring Perennial
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Purple Phlox Texas Spring Perennial
Purple Phlox Texas Spring Perennial

Thrift or Phlox with Japanese Maple in background

Thrift is not phlox!  Thrift blooms in March in Texas and appears as a small mounding plant through the winter.

Read more on Thrift here …
Muskogee Crape Myrlte Lavender with Summer Phlox
Summer Phlox: Prime Minister, 24 to36 inches tall
Muskogee Lavender Crape Myrtle

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Summer Phlox in a pocket perennial garden with Salvia Greggia, Cushion Spurge, Rudbekia and a Japanese Maple.

 


 


 

 

Muskogee Crape Myrtle with summer phlox

Muskogee Crape Myrtle with summer phlox7