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Phlox divaricata ‘Blue Elf’

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Summary

Phlox divaricata ‘Blue Elf’ is a compact selection of woodland phlox. This cultivar was not as prone to defoliate as other selections of Phlox divaricata, however, it is also not as robust of a plant. This is likely related to its compact size. Because it is less than half the size of other selections, ‘Blue Elf’ would likely be perfect for use in spring-flowering containers.


Details

  • Rating
    2.2 
  • Common Name
    Blue Elf woodland phlox  
  • Bloom Period
    April—May  
  • Size
    6” x 16”