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Phlox paniculataPhlox paniculataPhlox paniculata

summer phlox, garden phlox

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-6.5'
Flowers: Jul.-Oct.; pink, red-purple, white
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Organic

Habitat

rich moist soils in open woods or along roadsides; stream banks & thickets

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Butterfly Beneficial insect *

Notes

aromatic; showy flowers frequently escapes from cultivation



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/309.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004