Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Part Sun – Shade
Bloom: April – June
Suggested Uses: Wild Blue Phlox 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!
Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S., including the southern half of Minnesota.
Pollinators: Butterflies and hummingbirds.
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.
More information: USDA plant profile
Partial Sun, Shade, Mesic Soil, Summer Blooming, Short Height
Ground Cover, Attract Butterflies, Green Roofs, Woodland Plants