$6.95 – $9.95
Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part to Shade
Flowers: The 5 petals unite to form a trumpet-shaped tube. They are 3/4″-1 1/2″ across, with 5 stamens, 1 pistil, and 3 stigmas.
Leaves: The opposite leaves are ovate, to lance shaped, 1″-2″ long, and un-stalked. They grow from a somewhat sticky stem.
This is a very beautiful plant with fragrant flowers in the spring. It is an excellent plant for the shade garden or an east facing flower bed. It’s relatively long period of bloom makes this wildflower a happy addition to the garden for early season enjoyment!
Name: Phlox means “flame” in Greek.