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Phlox divaricata

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Common Name: Wild Blue Phlox, Woodland Phlox

Part to full shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, prefers rich organic soil but adapted to a wide range of soils including clay, moderately acid to neutral pH.  12-18 inches height, blooms in spring, blue flowers, spreads slowly by rhizomes and by self-seeding.Part shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, adapts to a variety of soils including clay but prefers rocky or sandy.  1-2 ft. height, blooms spring into summer, white to pale blue flowers.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region: Statewide

Rabbits love phlox so plants need some protection.  Showy, fragrant flowers.  Can form colonies over time.  Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Wild Blue Phlox, Woodland Phlox - Phlox divaricata
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/
Wild Blue Phlox, Woodland Phlox - Phlox divaricata 2
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/
Wild Blue Phlox, Woodland Phlox - Phlox divaricata 3
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/