Phlox arendsii ‘Hesperis’ is from the Polemoniaceae family of plants. It has pyramid-like clusters of purplish-pink, fragrant flowers in the summer. It is rather disease-free and easy to grow. Phlox was cultivated in Europe in the 1800s. However, Phlox is native to North America.
Phlox arendsii ‘Hesperis’ is a herbaceous perennial that grows well in the sun and rich, fertile well-drained soil, but keep the roots cool and avoid watering from overhead. It needs good air circulation in order to prevent powdery mildew. Phlox arendsii ‘Hesperis’ does attract butterflies and hummingbirds.