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Woodland Phlox - Phlox divaricata

Regular price $10.00

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Phonetic: floks dy-vair-ih-KAY-tuh

Woodland Phlox grows best in shade or partial shade and medium to drier soils. Woodland Phlox is rhizomatous and will spread slowly but steadily. It is also commonly referred to as Blue Phlox, Wild Phlox, or Louisiana Phlox. The flowers, atop sticky stems, are slightly fragrant and range in color from pale blue to lavender to violet.

  • Hardiness Zone:  3-8
  • Native Northeast Region:  USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:   Part Shade, Full Shade
  • Flower Color:  Blue
  • Bloom Time:  April, May
  • Soil Type:  Medium
  • Mature Plant Size:  .75-1'H, .75-1'W
  • Plant Spacing:  1'
  • Host Plant:  Gray Hairstreak Butterfly, Hummingbird Clearwing
  • Attracts:  Butterflies, Hummingbirds
  • Advantages:  Clay and dry soil tolerant deer and drought resistant, fragrant
  • Landscape Uses:  Ground cover, rock gardens, shade garden
  • Companion Plants:  Dwarf Crested Iris, Red Columbine, Solomon's Seal, Virginia Blue Bells