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Carolina Phlox

Phlox carolina

Description:

This is an erect, perennial phlox, 24-30 in. tall. The slender, red-streaked flowering stems occur singly or in clusters. Thick-leaf phlox flowers are lavender to pink and arranged in loose, broadly cylindrical clusters. The leaves are bright-green, oval and leathery. Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct Bloom Notes: Blooms mostly during the hottest part of the summer, occasionally continues until frost.

Habitat:

Woodland edges & openings. In the United States, native distribution is southwest GA to northeast TX, north to MD & southeastern MO.

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KenCheeks
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KenCheeks

South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 23, 2012
Submitted on Mar 17, 2013

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