Prairie Phlox (Phlox pilosa)

Prairie Phlox (Phlox pilosa)

Fluorescent pink flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies in late spring. A must-have for any sunny garden. When planted in a long drift, this short plant makes quite the visual impact. Great for short borders and boulevard gardens. May, June, July
Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Dry, Medium, Medium-Wet
Height:    2 feet
Blooms:    May, June, July
Color:    Pink
Spacing:    10-12″
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds

Design Tips

Short phlox for massing on border or putting in large drifts through the middle of a garden. Clump forming and doesn’t spread.

Companion Plants

Prairie Spiderwort
Butterfly Milkweed
Star Sedge
Long-headed Coneflower