Phlox is from the Greek word meaning ‘torch’ or ‘flame’. They are often called Sweet Williams. There are also flocks of phlox: Wedding, Garden, Creeping, Moss, Woodland and Meadow Phlox.

All in the family: Polemoniaceae – Phlox Family; 70 species of Phlox in US including: Jacob’s Ladder, Greek Valerian; Thrift; many species of lovely ePHemerals.

The phlox flower heads of massed tubular flowers with five PHlaring lobes are favorites for monarchs, swallowtails, painted ladies, skippers, sulphurs and fritillaries.

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