Phlox subulata

Phlox, moss pink

Names and Myths

Phlox Linnaeus gave the name phlox (fire in Greek) to the American flowers, possibly because of the flame shape of the buds. 1 subulata awl-shaped.

Natural history / Folklore



March - May  Flowers with 5 white, rose or violet notched petals. Dry sandy or rocky soils.

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