Phlox pilosa, or Prairie Phlox, is a 1-1.5 foot herbaceous perennial that prefers fertile, moderately dry to moist, well-drained soils and full to part sun. Prairie Phlox spreads by rhizomes to form clumps, and its pink-purple blooms appear from May to July. The native perennial attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Praire Phlox is drought, deer and clay soil tolerant.

Light: Sun
Soil moisture: Medium
Height: 1-2′
Bloom time: May, June, July
Color: Pink
Spacing: 10-12″

Phlox pilosa, Prairie Phlox