01 May 2008

Blue Phlox

The pale violet, five petaled flowers radiate from the tip of the stem. Petals are wedged shaped and the stamen are completly hidden from view. Stems are hairy and sticky and the plant grows 10- 20 inches tall. Phlox comes from the Greek meaning "flame." The odor from this flower is very strong in the early evening and mainly in North America, the flower has 70 different species.

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