Phlox paniculata 'David' blooms with large clusters of fragrant, bright white flowers over mildew-resistant foliage. Phlox 'David' is a vigorous and sturdy cultivar, whose blooms are great for cutting. Chosen the Perennial Plant Association's 2002 Perennial Plant of the Year, Phlox 'David' has been a stalwart of perennial borders since its introduction.
Also known as Garden or Summer Phlox, Phlox paniculata is native from Maine to Georgia and west to Minnesota and Louisiana. Typically found in woodland clearings or moist meadows, it is uncommon in the wild, but its cultivars are perennial garden favorites.
Phlox paniculata 'David' prefers full sun to light shade and consistently moist, well-drained soil. Provide proper spacing to help discourage powdery mildew. Remove faded flowers to prevent self-seeding and to encourage repeat blooming.