Hood’s phlox (Phlox hoodii)

single cushion-like green plant covered with small 5-petalled white flowers

Hood’s phlox

 

Common name: Hood’s phlox
Botanical name: Phlox hoodii

Light: full sun
Height:  2 – 5 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant
Soil type: dry sandy to clay soils

Perennial wildflower with short, needle-like woolly leaves and white flowers with small yellow centers that fade to purple or lilac in spring; forms small mats; great for rock gardens!

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