The Scent of Summer: Sweet Garden Phlox

Over the years, I have come to appreciate flowers that smell like flowers. So many modern varieties have been bred for bright colors and giant blooms, but not for fragrance. Garden Phlox (phlox paniculata) is an old-fashioned, tall and fragrant flower that is perfect for the back of border gardens. We have these planted along the curve of our wrap around porch.  They are just delightful.

7 responses to “The Scent of Summer: Sweet Garden Phlox

    • Thank you. You are very kind. I think that the white flowers turned out best, but I wanted to show all of the colors that we have. Too bad that I couldn’t include the fragrance …

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