Usage examples for phlox

  1. Winter- killed shrubs of flowering almond or snowballs, planted in tender memory, stand now withered and unheeded, and the few straggling garden flowers- crimson phlox or single hollyhocks- that still live only painfully accent the loneliness by showing that this now forgotten spot was once loved, visited, and cared for. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  2. It is a big, old- fashioned house, and there is a lovely garden, full of roses and lilies, and phlox and stocks and hollyhocks and mignonette and sweet peas. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan