Also Known As: Downy Phlox, Prairie Phlox
Botanical Name: Phlox pilosa
Plant Type: Perennial
Light Requirement: Sun, Partial Shade
Water Demand: Medium
Landscape Use: Fragrance
Ornamental Color: Pink, Purple
Wildlife Value: Bees, Birds (specifically Hummingbirds), Butterflies (nectar source)
Plant Form: Spreading
Plant Spread (ft.): 1'
Plant Height (ft.): 1'
Very fragrant. Creeping phlox. Several different varieties are available. It stays green through winter and explodes with blooms in the spring. It attracts butterflies and is also drought tolerant.
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