Phlox 'Laura' & 'Little Laura' the same?

mrtulinAugust 27, 2009

Are these two phlox the same plant?

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Zipped around the web and found the following from the Kemper Center for Home Gardening:

" 'Laura' is a garden phlox cultivar which typically grows in an upright clump to 3-4' tall. Fragrant, tubular flowers (1/2" to 1 inch diameter) with long corolla tubes and five flat petal-like lobes are purple with white eyes. Individual flowers are densely arranged in large, terminal, pyramidal clusters (panicles to 6-12" long) atop stiff, upright stems which seldom need staking. Long mid to late summer bloom sometimes extends into early fall. Narrow, opposite, pointed, lance-shaped leaves (to 5" long). Good fresh cut flower. The name phlox is derived from the Greek word for flame."

Other places, like Bluestone, list "Little Laura" as a cultivar that will grow 18"- 24". Must be cousins, Idabean.

Now you've made me think about planting more phlox. They do brighten up August. Thinking back, how did you make with your fountain design?


    Bookmark   August 27, 2009 at 8:08AM
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