CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D. | 2010 Robert Steers/NPS | 2009 by Ken Gilliland

USDA Zones: 6-10
Sunset Zones: 1-5, 7-9, 14-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Annual
Size: 1 ft wide x 1 ft high
Form: Herbaceous - Umbel
Flower Color: Purple,Pink
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Fine
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: None

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Mountain phlox grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.