Phlox ‘Minnie Pearl’ is a beautiful, disease resistant phlox with fragrant, white flowers in late spring. 12-24″ tall.
‘Minnie Pearl’ was found along a roadside in Kemper, Mississippi by Karen Partlow. Eventually the plant was introduced by Plant Delights Nursery, who named it after country comedienne – Minnie Pearl. The dark, glossy green foliage is mildew-free. ‘Minnie Pearl’ performed very well in the trials at Mt. Cuba Center, receiving a rating of 4.2 out of 5.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
- Exposure: Sun to part sun
- Bloom Time(s): late spring-early summer