Alabama Phlox (Phlox pulchra) in the Phloxes Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: Forms bushy, upright clumps 10 to 12 inches in width.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Pale Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Planting by Ooltewah82 May 5, 2017 12:47 PM 2
Favourite perennials in my Canadian garden by SunnyBorders Nov 22, 2017 6:06 PM 761

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