Plant types and subtypes: Perennials
Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: dry, moist
Soil Description: average, clay, sand, gravel/rock
Bloom Time: April, May, June
Bloom Color: pink, lilac
Leaf Color: green
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8
Additional Tags: clumping, colonizing, rock garden plant
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Phlox amoenaAlso known as:
Phlox amoena can be distinguished from other species of the genus by its hairy stems and leaves. It is mostly unbranched, with dense terminal clusters of flowers in magenta hues.
Hairy phlox is native to open, dry woodlands and is well adapted to light conditions ranging from full sun to partial shade. It grows in average, well-drained soil and is a good choice for use in rock gardens. Flowering is from May through July.
Propagate from seed or by division in early spring.
Phlox amoena is an easy to grow species that is very uncommon, but worthy of gardeners' attention.
Native Range & Classification
Recorded County Distribution: USDA data
AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
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