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Phlox divaricata

Mature size: 12 to 18 inches tall and wide

Light: part sun

Soil: moist (dry in shade)

Blooms: lavender, icy-blue spring flowers (spring ephemeral)

Leaves: semi-evergreen

Landscape: ground cover, butterfly garden

Pair with: wild columbine, pennsylvania sedge

Deer resistance: yes

Native range here

Wild Phlox, Wild Sweet William

1 Gallon
  • Pollinator value: Very High.  Early season butterfly nectar; attracts hummingbirds and songbirds.

    Excellent groundcover in shady areas and under canopy trees.  Profusion of blue spring blooms.

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