2. Tall Garden Phlox

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The phlox is a beautiful perennial that bears flowers from  from summer to early fall, it is fragrant and colorful. The best place for the phlox is a cottage garden or the back of your garden. They are a tall perennial that can grow up to 4 feet in height. They come in variety of colors and are drought tolerant.