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Common Names: Woodland Phlox

Scientific Name: Phlox divaricata


Plant Characteristics

  • Duration: Perennial
  • Size: 1-2 ft.
  • Bloom Color: Lavender to Blue
  • Bloom Time: Spring



Growing Conditions

  • Water Use: Medium
  • Light Requirement: Part Shade to Full Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Moist, well-drained



Ecological Benefits

Promotes biodiversity in Maryland's woodland ecosystems by providing essential habitat and food for native pollinators. Its delicate flowers and adaptability to shaded environments contribute to the health and balance of local natural systems.

Woodland Phlox

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