Definition of Dwarf phlox
1. Noun. Low tufted perennial phlox with needlelike evergreen leaves and pink or white flowers; native to United States and widely cultivated as a ground cover.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Phlox
Literary usage of Dwarf phlox
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1905)
"The pink and white dwarf phlox subulata or moss phlox, soon make a regular carpet of pink and white in May and early June. The perennial Candytuft (Iberis ..."
2. Analytical Class-book of Botany: Designed for Academies and Private Students by Frances Harriet Green, Joseph W. Congdon (1857)
"dwarf phlox. Stems procumbent, tufted, clothed with minute down, very branching- leaves rigid, subulate, or very narrowly linear, small, crowded, ..."
3. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"One dwarf Phlox that I have as nivalis is a wonder of loveliness—close to Nelsoni, that snowy carpet- marvel, and actually sustaining the comparison. ..."
4. Indoors and Out (1905)
"... Papaver nudicaule in var., Oriental Poppies in var., Phlox in five or six leading varieties with colors harmonizing, a few masses of dwarf Phlox, ..."
5. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1855)
"The scollop-shaped beds on the outside may be filled with a promiscuous collection of plants of low growth, such as dwarf phlox, dwarf pinks, Lysimachia, ..."