Wild sweet William

Phlox divaricata 'May Breeze'

Wild sweet William - Phlox divaricata  'May Breeze'

Common Name: Wild sweet William
Genus: Phlox
Species: divaricata
Cultivar: 'May Breeze'

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: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

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

The small, fragrant glistening white flowers appear in late spring and early summer on this spreading semi-evergreen phlox. When in flower, it creates a wonderful perfumed edge for a well-used path in partial shade. For best results, plant in moist but not waterlogged soil that doesn't dry out in summer.

  • Garden care: In gardens where slugs area problem protect young plants with environmentally friendly slug pellets or beer traps. Lift and divide large clumps every two or three years in autumn or early spring.


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