Common Name: Prairie Phlox, Downy Phlox
Full to part sun, moderately wet to dry moisture level, prefers sandy or rocky soil but will tolerate clay, acidic to neutral pH. 1-2 ft. height, blooms spring to early summer, pink/white/lavender flowers, spreads slowly by re-seeding.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Statewide but most concentrated in western half of Tennessee
Beautiful plant with showy flowers. There are 9 subspecies of this phlox, each occupying a different portion of its range. Easy to grow. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.