$4.95 – $8.95
Soil: Mesic(Medium) to Xeric(Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Flowers: The 1″ flowers are made up of 5 fused petals that form a narrow tube at the center. They grow in flat clusters up to 3″ across.
Prairie Phlox is a beautiful upland prairie plant. It has very showy dark pink flowers. It grows on typical garden soil, mesic or sandy and gravelly soils. Great for restoration and nice for the rock garden or other flower beds. Flowers are showy and are very attractive to butterflies!
Medicinal Uses: Tea from the leaves has been used internally and externally as an eczema treatment.
Other Uses: Its roots were an ingredient in love potions.
Name: Phlox means “flame” in Greek. Pilosa means “softly hairy” in Latin.