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Prairie Phlox (Phlox pilosa) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Prairie Phlox
Phlox pilosa

Group of Prairie Phlox in flower
Group of Prairie Phlox in flower

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
18 - 24 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Pink
 
Bloom Season
May - June
 

Features

Varying shades of pink flowers with five petals.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Found in prairies and open woods.