Phlox pilosa 'Lavender Cloud'
Lavender Cloud Prairie Phlox

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Butterfly FriendlyPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION

Lavender Cloud Prairie Phlox
Phlox pilosa 'Lavender Cloud'

- Plant listed for information only. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers

Spreading via stolons yet with upright stems this drought-resistant, easy-care plant covers itself in fragrant lavender blooms in June and July.  Its flower's nectar is a magnet for native insects and hummingbirds while providing great cover for wildlife.  Thrives in shadier spots and perfect for massing.

BENEFITS
  • Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and other beneficial insects
  • Produces dainty, fragrant lavender colored flowers
  • Unlike many phlox, prefers dry conditions
  • Low maintenance and easy to grow
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Upland woods and prairies from Connecticut south to Florida and west to Texas and Minnesota.

Found in rich, open woods, thickets, meadows and moist roadsides.

Map Credit: The Biota of North America 
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)

Interesting Facts

Hummingbirds are able to fly great distances and tend to migrate earlier and further than geese. Most hummingbirds spend their winters in Mexico or Central America, while most geese only fly a few hundred miles to open water for the winter.

 

GROWING TIPS

Mature Size: 18-24in. Tall x 12-15in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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