Duke Class of 2020
|Phlox divaricata 'Blue Perfume' is similar|
to the 'Blue Moon' variety we'll have at
the Fall Plant sale. Photo by Jason Holmes.
Ranging from lavender to blue, the Phlox divaricata is a small, native wildflower with dainty flowers that bloom in April and May. It grows to be 8 to 12 inches high and equally as wide. It does well in partial shade to full shade gardens.
As an added bonus to its lush color, the woodland phlox is known to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. If left to grow in your garden, the woodland phlox will form large colonies over time, as wildflowers tend to do.
|Woodland phlox in the Terrace Gardens. Photo: J. Holmes.|
The Duke Gardens Fall Plant sale will feature the 'Blue Moon' Phlox divaricata, known for its deep violet-blue flowers. Its blooms are not only colorful but very fragrant. The 'Blue Moon' is a good complement for gardens with ferns and hellebores and is certain to please gardeners seeking to bring a variety of color into their gardens.
Fall Plant Sale details:
Date: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Membership benefit: Duke Gardens members get 10% off! Join online or on site.
Pets not permitted
Wagons + boxes: Our supply is limited; please bring your own if possible, and you'll have more time to spend gathering beautiful plants.
Please see our event page for more information, and we'd love for you to spread the word on Facebook. Thank you!