Mature size: 12 to 18 inches tall and wide
Light: part sun
Soil: moist (dry in shade)
Blooms: lavender, icy-blue spring flowers (spring ephemeral)
Landscape: ground cover, butterfly garden
Deer resistance: yes
Native range here
Wild Phlox, Wild Sweet William
Pollinator value: Very High. Early season butterfly nectar; attracts hummingbirds and songbirds.
Excellent groundcover in shady areas and under canopy trees. Profusion of blue spring blooms.