Downy Phlox

Phlox pilosa

A cheerful sight in the spring garden, the flowers of Downy Phlox can vary in color from pale pink to intense purple-pink. The colorful blooms attract hummingbirds, and the flower shape provides a perfect landing pad for butterflies …

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SKU
36950-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium, Moist
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 1' - 2'
Bloom Color Pink
Bloom Time May, June
Spacing 1'
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Root Type Fibrous
Benefits Butterflies, Hummingbirds

A cheerful sight in the spring garden, the flowers of Downy Phlox can vary in color from pale pink to intense purple-pink. The colorful blooms attract hummingbirds, and the flower shape provides a perfect landing pad for butterflies and other long tongued pollinators. This early prairie flower is an important source of nectar for Monarch butterflies during their spring migration, as well. Also known as Prairie Phlox, Phlox pilosa is a worthy addition to any garden with dry sand or medium loam soil.