Phlox

Phlox divaricata 'Clouds of Perfume'

Phlox - Phlox divaricata 'Clouds of Perfume'

Common Name: Phlox
Genus: Phlox
Species: divaricata
Cultivar: 'Clouds of Perfume'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.35 m (35 cm)
Sun/Shade: Partial shadeSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: Blue, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained


Masses of small ice-blue fragrant flowers appear in May and June 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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