Chattahoochee Phlox

Phlox divaricata 'Chattahoochee'

A mass of lavender-blue flowers creates a fragrant, showy carpet of color in spring. A vigorous and disease-resistant variety that is great for shady borders and beds. Perfect accent in a rock garden to attract butterflies and hummingbirds! An herbaceous perennial.
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3 - 8

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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical PronunciationFLOX
Average Size at Maturity18" H x 36" W
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover, Naturalized Areas
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Thrives in average, well-drained soil. Provide light mulch in the summer to keep roots cool. Feed with a general-purpose fertilizer in spring and regularly during the growing season. Little pruning is necessary.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 8

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