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Phlox are herbaceous plants most commonly known for making billowing mounds of scented flowers in summer borders. Other more diminutive species grow in sunny rock gardens and shadier situations. The half-hardy annual group are useful as bedding plants and for growing in containers.

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Border phlox

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Annual phlox

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Perennial borders: choosing plants

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Perennials: cutting back

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Perennials: planting

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