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Phlox glaberrima

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Common Name:  Smooth Phlox, Marsh Phlox

Full to part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, fertile loamy soil.  20-30 inches height, blooms summer into fall, pink/lavender flowers.

Germination Code: C(60)

Native Region:  Statewide

Showy flowers and attractive foliage.  Sensitive to drought. Plant has a tendency to sprawl unless supported by grass or other vegetation around it.  Attracts butterflies.

Smooth Phlox, Marsh Phlox - Phlox glaberrima 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
Smooth Phlox, Marsh Phlox - Phlox glaberrima
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/