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Phlox divaricata - 'May Breeze'

Phlox divaricata - 'May Breeze'
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Type Herbaceous flower, Alpine, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump, Architectural Form
Size Spreading or Ground Hugging Plant
Colours White Flowers (Summer), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Phlox divaricata - Cultivation Notes

Phlox is relatively easy to grow if planted in a fertile well drained soil (ideally sandy) away from damaging / cold winds. Phlox prefers a mild environment in full sun. Divide every 3 -4 years, mulch to feed. Cut back in autumn.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Phlox divaricata:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Phlox divaricata:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Low growing alpine plant flourishing in a dry sunny location

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