Phlox divaricata 'Clouds of Perfume'

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Buy Phlox divaricata 'Clouds of Perfume' perennial phlox: Exquisite pale blue flowers

This perennial is semi-evergreen so it can lose some of its leaves in winter. In colder regions or more exposed gardens, it may lose them all, but then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Masses of small, ice-blue, fragrant flowers appear in June and July above the hairy, bright green leaves of this spreading, semi-evergreen phlox. Ideal for woodland gardens and cottage style schemes where they have protection from sun during the hottest part of the day. To make the most of their heady scent, plant near an entranceway or frequently used path. Add lots of leaf-mould or composted pine needles to the soil when planting, since it prefers a humus-rich soil.

  • Garden care: Add lots of leaf-mould or composted pine needles to the soil when planting. Lift and divide large clumps in autumn or spring.

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Eventual height & spread

Variable results

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I've had mixed results with this plant. I bought a batch of them and only a few survived the first winter. Those that survived I lifted the following autumn, potted and kept them over the winter in a cold frame. I planted them out in the spring and they did well.

Kirstie

Midlothian, Scotland

One year on and there are LOADS of flowers. Great plant.

5

Dead simple. Put it in the ground and a year later watch it flower. Quite amazing that the spindly little stems that look like nothing end up with clusters of so many flowers. Looks really pretty. Very happy with this. (Must be really easy as I'm no gardener).

Gilly

Liverpool

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Beautiful perfume

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The year that it is purchased it is fantastic; a beautiful plant, highly perfumed. I think it needs a bit if attention to get it through the winter as a strong plant

Teresa Green

Derbyshire

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