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 Sun to Part 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:
  • Other Features: Cut Flower. Fragrant.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info

Spring 2023 Shipping Schedule:

Zones 9, 10: Starting Mon. March 20th
Zone 8: Starting Mon. March 27th
Zone 7: Starting Mon. April 3rd
Zone 6: Starting Mon. April 17th
Zone 5: Starting Mon. May 1st
Zones 2, 3, 4: Starting Mon. May 8th

If you'd like to receive your plants now, you can request it in the 'shipping requests' box on the order or email us. (Please note that we will not ship dormant plants, and we do not offer any sort of guarantee for plants overwintering.)

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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.