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Phlox divaricataPhlox divaricata

woodland or wild blue phlox, wild sweet William

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-1.5'
Flowers: Apr.-Jun.; blue, lavender, white
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 5.5-7.2
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

rich moist woods

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV PA

Wildlife

Butterfly *

Notes

aromatic; showy flower; dormant in summer (leaves disappear); frequently cultivated; evergree



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1369.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004