|Wild Blue Phlox|
|Wild Sweet William|
|Louisiana Blue Phlox|
|Blue Woodland Phlox|
|Sun Requirements:||Partial Shade to Full Shade
|Water Preferences:||Wet Mesic
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 9b
|Plant Height:||12 - 18 inches|
|Plant Spread:||6 - 12 inches|
|Fruit:||Other: Seeds are carried inside a capsule, which splits open when ripe and throws the seeds away from the parent plant.
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Propagation: Seeds:||Provide light
Stratify seeds: Seeds need alternating periods of warm and cold stratification to germinate
Can handle transplanting
|Propagation: Other methods:||Cuttings: Stem
|Pollinators:||Moths and Butterflies
It's hard to figure out which plants are wildflowers and which ones aren't, so lists like these are hard to come up with. Nevertheless, with help from our members we made a list of areas of the database that qualify, and here's the top 50 most popular species from among them!
|Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 15, 2012 3:15 PM
Common wildflower in Illinois and Indiana found in partial shade of rich, moist or rocky woodlands. Often in patches or colonies along streams. Perennial root system is tough, fibrous, and stringy. Flowers noted for their color, beauty, and fragrance.
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|Posted by sherrilosee (Bloomington, IN - Zone 6a) on Aug 18, 2012 8:13 PM
So sweet and so BLUE! Love this plant. And, the foliage does not go dormant in the Chicago area.
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|lovesblooms||On April 25, 2015||Obtained plant|
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|Banner for June 6, 2019 by dirtdorphins by dirtdorphins||Jun 12, 2019 2:13 PM||12|
|Seeds collected 2018 by piksihk||Sep 24, 2018 8:44 PM||16|
|Mystery flower by tigressmep||May 18, 2018 2:39 PM||7|
|Phlox seedlings by quercusnut||Apr 23, 2018 1:01 PM||2|
|Spring 2018 by HollyAnnS||May 20, 2018 6:49 PM||78|
|recalcitrant and semi-recalcitrant* seeds by Leftwood||Jan 11, 2019 8:04 AM||12|
|Woodland Landscape Photos by AntMan01||May 25, 2018 10:53 PM||27|
|Planting by Ooltewah82||May 5, 2017 12:47 PM||2|
|Another I'D request by IJsbrandtGA||May 5, 2017 7:13 AM||9|
|West Tennessee wildflower ? by Booster||Apr 3, 2017 12:52 PM||2|