Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divaricata)

Wild Blue Phlox (Phlox divaricata)

Wild Blue Phlox is a woodland plant perfect for shady gardens. The blue-to-pink flowers bloom in the spring on top of thin stems, making it a good companion for other spring blooming plants.


Sun:    Shade, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium-Wet, Medium-Dry
Height:    12 inches
Blooms:    April, May, June
Color:    Blue
Spacing:    10-12″
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Birds, Hummingbirds

Design Tips

Spreads slowly by underground rhizomes (roots). Not aggressive, co-exists peacefully with other spring woodland plants. Plant with other spreading plants such as Wild Geranium and Pennsylvania Sedge for a nice groundcover.

Companion Plants

Dutchman’s Breeches
Star Sedge
Pennsylvania Sedge