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Phlox divaricata

Wild blue phlox

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-8
0.75-1'
0.75-1'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Spreading
Flower
Perennial

Woodland phlox

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
April-May
Violet/ pinkish
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Adptable
Soil Preference
Hummusy
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Rich and moist open woodlands, bluffs, stream banks
Eastern US, South Dakota to New Mexico
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Drought, Clay soil, Dry Soil
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Drought, Clay soil, Dry Soil
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
Powedery mildew, rabbits
COMPANION PLANTS
Wild columbine,Seersucker Sedge,Marginal wood fern,Golden ragwort,American coral bells
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
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