Blue Phlox blooms throughout the summer
Botanical Latin Name: Phlox divaricata L.
Common Name: Blue Phlox
Sun Exposure: Part Shade Only
Mature Height: 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spacing: 12” to 15.”
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flowering Time: Spring, Summer
How Long It Flowers: Throughout Summer
Flower Color: Blue, Purple, and Lavender
Soil Requirements: Rich Soils, Clay, Medium Loam
Pruning: Prune back 1/3 in Early Spring
Flower Form: Tightly Packed Clusters of Multi-Color Flowers
Blue Phlox sometimes referred to as "Blue Boy," consists of tightly gathered flowers with star-shaped centers
Many gardeners choose the flower as a perennial border since the plant rapidly flowers all throughout the spring and summer months. Birth enthusiasts find the Blue Phlox to be a great addition to their gardens since its potent pollen attracts the attention of hummingbirds. From light blues to dark purples, the plant produces gorgeous blooms that can be coaxed to grow larger when properly pruned.
Blue Phlox is a lovely addition to any landscape as a ground cover
Blue Phlox is a lovely choice when considering a ground cover or even a plant to add to large containers. It thrives in various soil conditions. This plant blooms typically during the early part of summer and paints a beautiful picture of blue or light lavender when in bloom. This ground cover has small flowers that cover the plant.