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Phlox maculataPhlox maculata

phlox, meadow phlox, wild sweet William

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS WSJ

Characteristics

Height: 1-3'
Flowers: May-Sept.; rose, pink, purple, rarely white
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5.9-6.8
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

wet meadows, stream banks, thickets

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Butterfly *

Notes

aromatic; showy flowers; a frequent escapee from cultivation



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/2139.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004