Phlox divaricata - Woodland Phlox

Woodland Phlox

Phlox divaricata

Also called Wild blue Phlox, Wild Sweet William

  • 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

ZONE:
3

COLOUR:
Multi-coloured, Pink

HEIGHT:
20-30 cm

SPREAD:
30-45 cm

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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. 

Additional Notes about Woodland Phlox:


 Native to Ontario

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
FLOWERING TIME:
Spring
HABIT:
Spreading
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green