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Blue Phlox Plant

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$4.49
Description
Latin Name- Phlox Divericata Hardy Planting Zones - 3-8 Sun or Shade - Part Shade to Full Shade Mature Height - .75-1' Mature Width - .75-1'

Reviews (5)

  • 5
    Really taking off

    Posted by Karen on 5th Apr 2017

    Growing fast

  • 5
    Color is shocking

    Posted by Joshua on 5th Apr 2017

    Lots of color with this small perennial

  • 5
    Easy to plant

    Posted by Jamie on 5th Apr 2017

    Had lots of roots which made it easy to plant

  • 5
    Small but lots of color

    Posted by Rita on 4th Apr 2017

    This perennial groundcover has a lot of color and is a bold piece

  • 4
    Small stunning flower

    Posted by FG on 5th May 2016

    This plant is a small grower and has a stunning flower that pops against the green!

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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

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The Blue Phlox is a perennial flowering plant found in the fields and forests of the Eastern parts of North America. Blue Phlox, also known as Wild Sweet William, grow best in moist, fertile soil and in partial to full shade. Their maintenance level is moderate, and their Zones are 4,5,6,7, and 8. Blue Phlox is typically 6 inches to 1 foot in height. They can spread from 1 to 2 feet in width. They start blooming in the Springtime (from March to May) and the flowers are very fragrant and are known for attracting hummingbirds.

Blue Phlox Plant, Woodland Phlox, Wild Blue Phlox as well as Wild Sweet William, is a species of perennial flower that is commonly found throughout a wide range of habitats in North America.

 

Blue Phlox is often seen growing along streams and riverbeds, just as much as in the thick woodlands of the Midwest. It does well in gardens used as a cover for underbrush and as an addition to a wildflower type garden.
This particular type of woodland phlox is very fragrant in a pleasant manner. Especially in the late spring and early summer months, when it reaches its first bloom. Its petals are two to four centimeters in diameter, and each of the sprawled out five leaves joins into a thin tube at the flower head's center. Its colors are fitting for a spring garden, ranging in pastel hues of colors. Including light purple, blue-lavender, white, and pink; The leaves are fuzzy, and you will find their width just a hair wider on stems not holding blooms.

Blue Phlox Plant flower's center tube, nectar is produced for only certain wildlife.

This would be hummingbirds, butterflies, skippers, long-tongued bees, and moths because they are the only ones with a long enough tongue to reach the nectar in such a long and thin tube. Often found in the wild woods and fields of the Midwest, It thrives best in humus-rich soil that is fertile and drained well but slightly moist. The Blue Phlox is a common wildflower and is not difficult to grow and maintain. It would also benefit well from the occasional fertilization and when placed in an area with good air circulation.

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