General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: Seeds need alternating periods of warm and cold stratification to germinate
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies

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Common names
  • Wild Sweet William
  • Phlox
  • Speckled Phlox
  • Meadow Phlox

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Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2011-05-29
Location: My garden in southeast Nebraska
Date: 2012-06-06
Location: Mason, New Hampshire (zone 5b)
Date: 2011
These grew great in 2011 for us but gave a rather poor showing in

Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
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