Annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)
Synonyms: Drummond Phlox
An annual that produces showy clusters of flowers in lovely shades of pink, rose, red, purple, and white. Found in south-central Texas; naturalized throughout the southeastern U.S. and Florida on deep, sandy soils in disturbed areas, pastures, hillsides, and woodland openings. Best in full sun, dry soils; excellent for borders and rock gardens.