Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata 'May Breeze') in the Phloxes Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
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Posted by Catmint20906 (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Aug 24, 2014 7:42 PM

Woodland Phlox (Phlox divaricata) 'May Breeze' is a slow-spreading wildflower native to woodland areas of eastern North America. 'May Breeze' has white blossoms that appear in the spring and early summer. Phlox divaricata attracts a variety of butterflies, including Swallowtails, Grey Hairstreaks, and Western Pygmy Blues. Its roots provide food for small mammals.

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