Phlox pilosa (Prairie Phlox)

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Phlox pilosa (Prairie Phlox) reaches about two feet high and begins blooming in May.  Through evolution, they are perfectly paired for butterflies.  The petals have developed a tailored landing pad and the long tubular flower is perfectly designed for the long proboscis of the butterfly.  Cool!!!  They are quite striking too with varying colors from white to a deep purple. 

  • Sun Exposure Prairie / Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
  • Height 1-2'
  • Flower Color From White to Deep Purple
  • Flower Time May, June And July

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