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Garden phlox, Skarainais floksis (Phlox paniculata), Flokši, Ziedi

Garden phlox

Code: A-109-13
Author: Aivars Gulbis
Photo taken on May 17, 2013
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Phlox paniculata (fall phlox, garden phlox, perennial phlox or summer phlox) is a species of flowering plant in the family Polemoniaceae, native to the eastern and central United States and eastern Canada. It is extensively cultivated in many lands as an ornamental plant and has become established in the wild in scattered locales in other regions.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:    Plantae
Clade:    Angiosperms
Clade:    Eudicots
Clade:    Asterids
Order:    Ericales
Family:    Polemoniaceae
Genus:    Phlox
Species:    P. paniculata

Description
Phlox paniculata is an erect herbaceous perennial growing to 120 cm (47 in) tall by 100 cm (39 in) wide, with opposite, simple leaves on slender green stems. The flowers, 1.5–2.5 cm (1–1 in) in diameter, often fragrant, are white, pink, red, or purple, and borne in summer through fall (autumn). The flowers are grouped in panicles, hence the specific epithet paniculata.

Cultivars
Many cultivars have been developed for garden use. The following have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit:

  • ’Alba Grandiflora’(white)
  • ’Becky Towe’(pink, variegated leaves)
  • ’Danielle’(white)
  • ’David’(white)
  • ’Eva Cullum’(deep pink)
  • ’Eva Foerster’(pink/white)
  • ’Flamingo’(bright pink)
  • ’Franz Schubert’(pale pink/purple)
  • ’Grenadine Dream’(red/purple)
  • ’Grey Lady’(lavender-grey)
  • ’Luc’s Lilac’
  • ’Le Mahdi’(violet blue)
  • ’Miss Elie’(pink)
  • ’Miss Mary’(deep pink)
  • ’Miss Pepper’(pale pink/deep pink)
  • ’Monica Lynden-Bell’(pale pink)
  • ’Mother of Pearl’(pearl white)
  • ’Norah Leigh’(pale/dark pink, variegated)
  • Peacock Cherry Red’
  • Peacock Lilac
  • Peacock Neon Purple
  • Peacock White
  • ’Prince of Orange’(orange-red)
  • ’Prospero’(lilac/white)
  • Purple Eye Flame(purple/white)
  • ’Rosa Pastell’(pale pink)
  • ’Starfire’(crimson)
  • ’Uspekh’(violet/white)
  • ’Utopia’(pale pink)
  • ’Velvet Flame’(purple/white)
  • ’Visions’(pale/medium pink)
  • ’White Admiral’(white)

Garden phlox

Code: A-109-13
Author: Aivars Gulbis
Photo taken on May 17, 2013
S 2000 x 1333 px
2.09 MB
M 3000 x 2000 px
25.4 x 16.93 cm / 300 dpi
L 3888 x 2592 px
33 x 22 cm / 300 dpi
6.09 MB
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