Phlox divaricata, Opelousas Blue Phlox
Category: Native (Herbaceous perennial)
Height: 1 to 2 feet
Light: Shade to part sun
Bloom: Blue to lavender
Bloom Time: Spring
Growth Habit: Erect
Comments: Foliage is bright green in spring and produces clusters of fragrant bluish-purple flowers; attracts butterflies and hummingbirds; good as border, in rock gardens or as a groundcover.