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Phlox divaricata

Also called Wild blue Phlox, Wild Sweet William


Phlox divaricata - Woodland Phlox

More About Phlox divaricata

  • Lilac, pink or blue flowers form loose clusters
  • Clusters appear at the tips of each stem
  • Lance-shaped to elliptic, mid-green leaves are 5 cm long
  • Forms large colonies over time
  • Bloom Time: May to June
  • Flower Size: 4 cm

Interesting Notes:

 Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Multi-coloured,Pink
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Woodland Phlox Growing and Maintenance Tips

Phlox divaricata grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in dappled shade. Provide good, air circulation when choosing a location for this species to reduce the potential of powdery mildew. Cut back after flowering to encourage fresh growth and a tidier habit. 


Phlox divaricata Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing