Prairie Phlox is also called Downy Phlox for the hairy appearance of the stems and leaves. Pink flowers from May through July. Prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. Often confused with the invasive Dame’s Rocket. Can be difficult to germinate and grow to maturity. Height: 2′.
Seedlings come in 3 1/8″ bio-degradable pots.
A word about native plants: perennial plants, often with deep roots. Transplant them carefully as they dislike root disturbance. They are slow growing, and will not flower until the second year or later.