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Definition of "phlox" [phlox]

  • Any of various North American plants of the genus Phlox, having opposite leaves and flowers with a variously colored salverform corolla. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "phlox" in a sentence
  • "The story is, when they first bought the house 50 years ago, the phlox was already there, planted around some rock that got thrown in the bed when the house was originally built."
  • "And I agree, the phlox is the perfect pink plant for Fairegarden."
  • "The phlox is a standout, I am working to add more varieties here as well."