Phlox (Phlox drummondii)

The Phlox plant provides colorful groundcover in your butterfly garden.

Its bright, disc-like flowers look like lily pads in a pond of green leaves, beckoning to birds and butterflies to come rest and enjoy the nectar.

These flowers scan the rainbow and are available from white to purple with many shades in between.

Phlox have a lot going for them, including looks, fragrance, and attractiveness to butterflies.

Attracts: and more

Color(s): Various flower colors

Sun Exposure: Sun or Partial Shade

Soil: Fertile, moist, well drained

Average Height: 3 - 12

Average Spread: 5 - 8

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8

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Photo Credits:
Diane P. Brooks

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