Phlox divaricata Woodland Phlox

$13.95
$13.95
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Description

Phlox divaricata, commonly called Woodland Phlox, has loose clusters of lightly fragrant, light blue (sometimes pinkish) blooms on fine stems of narrow, bright green leaves. Its early spring flowers welcome early hummingbirds and butterflies. Phlox divaricata, also called Wild Blue Phlox, spreads by rooting at nodes, by underground rhizomes and by seed to form attractive colonies.

Perennial Phlox divaricata is native to the eastern 2/3 of the United States on into northeastern Canada. It is naturally found in rich deciduous woodland, along streambanks, and moist open areas near woodland paths.

Phlox divaricata prefers partial to full shade and moist, humus rich soil. Cut back hard after blooming if powdery mildew is a problem. Established plants are drought tolerant.

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Woodland Phlox
  • Zones: 3-8
  • Light Requirements: Part Shade to Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist, well-drained soil.
  • Height at Maturity: 9-12
  • Width at Maturity: 12-18
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late spring

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds. Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Coastal Conditions.
  • Other Features: Cut Flower. Fragrant.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info

 IMPORTANT: We are at capacity for shipping the week of 4/8. All new orders will be shipped the week of 4/15 (or later, if your Zone has not started shipping in the list below).

(Zone 7 is by far our largest group of orders, and we appreciate your patience while we work extra hard to make this happen. Thank you!)

 

All orders placed now will ship in Spring 2024 unless requested otherwise.

    • Zones 9&10: Already started
    • Zone 8: Already started
    • Zone 7: Starting April 8th
    • Zone 6: Starting April 22nd
    • Zone 5: Starting May 6th
    • Zones 4-2: Starting May 13th

If you wish to receive your plants earlier than what's on this schedule, please send us an email after you place the order. Please note that we only ship on Mondays and Tuesdays for the safety of the plants in transit.

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All ship times are subject to change if extreme weather conditions are present here at the nursery or at the shipping destination.

Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

We are currently not able to ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and outside of the US.