Wild Blue Phlox
Also known as
Wild Sweet William, Blue Phlox, Early-Flowering Lychnidea, Struggling Phlox, Wood Phlox, Forest Phlox, Louisiana Phlox, Blue Woodland Phlox
5 years to reach maturity
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Wild Blue Phlox Overview
This is a slow spreading species with dark green foliage and fragrant blue blooms which appear in the spring. The flowering colours will vary according to the cultivar chosen and will range from white to a deep, dark blue. These are charming perennials they are a good choice for the front of the border where their enchanting beauty won't be hidden.
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How to propagate Wild Blue Phlox
Propagate rock and hybrids by basal cuttings from non-flowering shoots in spring or summer. Root cuttings in winter.
Species can be increased by seed in autumn or spring. Annuals can be propagated by seed in spring.
P.maculata, P.paniculata and their cultivators should be propagated by division in early spring.
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Other uses of Wild Blue Phlox
Wildflower/meadow, naturaliser, edging, border, under shrubs