The genus Phlox is one of the most important in horticulture. This book will be the definitive reference for years to come. It includes invaluable information about each plant's range and habitat. Phloxes are suitable for garden use in every part of the temperate world.
Jim Locklear has worked in the field of public horticulture for twenty-five years, introduced several Great Plains native wildflowers into commercial nursery production and also has conducted research on endangered plants. He has also written extensively on the plants and ecology of the Great Plains for gardening and natural history publications.
Phlox has their history and horticultural preferences as well as gorgeous photos and scientific notes.--Molly Day "Muskogee Phoenix "