Harvest when approximately 50% of the flowers are open.
36-41 F, in water for short time.
Phlox: Greek meaning flame, originally applied to the species Lychnis.
The specific epithet name paniculata refers to the form of inflorescence.
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology list this species as an allergy-safe pollen producing plant.
Recent Research Findings:
Regarding bare-root stock storage of this species at 29F for 4-6 months, Maqbool and Cameron (1994) report that the best survival and regrowth results were obtained by those stocks that lost the least amount of water during this period.