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Phlox  subulata L.   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  subulata L. 
Territory
dry, sandy grassland
Description leaves linear to narrowly subulate, to 25mm long, finely ciliate, pilose, flowers 3-6, 13-25mm across, in lax cluster, corolla tube to 2cm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple, white
Bloomspring, early summer
Caind
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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