Narrow Leaf Phlox is a long-blooming native plant with clusters of bright purple-pink flowers that bloom through most of the summer and sometimes into fall.
- Compact habit
- Flowers attract bees and butterflies
- Attractive narrow leaves
- 18 to 24 inches tall and wide
- Perennial with clump-forming habit
- Hardy in USDA hardiness zones 6, 7, 8, and 9
In central North Carolina flowering starts in mid to late May and continues into August.
How to grow
Prefers sun, though plants will still bloom in part shade. Planting in a moist, well-drained soil will produce strong growth and lots of flowers.
Care and maintenance
Trim back plants back by half after flowering to promote another flush of flowers.
Where to plant
At the front of flower beds, around patios, and in planters.
When to plant
Plants can be planted year round in the South, with spring and fall being the best times.
Around two feet apart when planting in a group.
When will my plant flower?
Plants are flowering size and will bloom their first year.
Native habitat and origin
Woodland borders from South Carolina to Florida.
Source and origin
Plants are grown from cuttings that are originally from Turner County, South Carolina.
|State||Cost per order|
|GA, MD, NC, SC, and VA||$10.00|
|AL, CT, DE, IL, IN, KY, MA, MI, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, VT, and WV||$12.00|
|AR, FL, IA, LA, ME, MO, MS, NH, and WI||$14.00|
|CO, KS, MN, NE, ND, OK, SD, and TX||$15.00|
Sorry, we can't ship plants outside of the continental United States or to AK, AZ, CA, HI, ID, NM, NV, OR, and WA, due to agriculture restrictions.How long will it take to get my order?
All plants are shipped from our nursery in central North Carolina. Most orders ship at the start of the week. Depending on destination, orders placed after Tuesday may be shipped the following week.Can I get my plants shipped at later date?
Yes, in the shopping cart select the week you would like your order to be shipped on.What shipping carriers do you use?
USPS Priority Mail and UPS Ground for larger orders.Do you guarantee your plants?
We guarantee our plants to be healthy, ready for planting, and correctly named. We are not able to guarantee whether a plant will grow in your garden as there are too many circumstances that are beyond our control.
On rare occasions, a plant shipped dormant may fail to emerge from its dormancy. If this happens, please let us know.
If you are concerned about a plant, please contact us within 14 days to let us know. If we can’t help you make it grow, we’ll send you a new plant or issue a refund.Returns
Unfortunately, due to the perishable nature of plants, they can’t be returned for a refund. If your plants arrive damaged or you are unhappy with them, please let us know straight away.Can I order over the phone?
Sorry, we're unable to take orders over the phone at this time.What about sales tax?
We propagate our own plants and are not required to collect North Carolina sales tax.Where can I find information about your plants?
Here are some FAQ on how we grow plants.