Examples from the Web for phlox
The phlox, however, should be taken up and divided every two or three years to obtain the best results.
For many years, in Austin, we had iris, peonies and phlox in our garden.
By breaking off the heads of Phlox immediately after blooming, a second crop of flowers will appear in about three weeks.A Woman's Hardy Garden|Helena Rutherfurd Ely
It seems that changing the location of the phlox may do it good.
She stood now in her steep mountain garden bordered with phlox and larkspur and looked far out over the long and many ridges.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for phlox
noun plural phlox or phloxes
Word Origin for phlox
Word Origin and History for phlox
1706, from Latin, where it was the name of a flower (Pliny), from Greek phlox "kind of plant with showy flowers" (probably Silene vulgaris), literally "flame," related to phlegein "to burn" (see bleach (v.)). Applied to the North American flowering plant by German botanist Johann Jakob Dillenius (1684-1747).