Blue Phlox

Phlox divaricata

Family Phlox (Polemoniaceae)
Bloom Spring, summer
Habitat Wet, shade, deciduous woods
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 10-20″
Flower Flat clusters of pale blue flowers. Individual flowers 1″ wide are made of 5 petals fused together at the base into a tube.
Leaf Opposite, long and narrow – somewhat hairy. Only a few leaves on a plant.
Notes Stems are sticky and hairy.

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