Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants

Plant Search » Perennials

Phlox divaricata var. laphamii
Common Name: Wild Sweet William Family: Polemoniaceae (The Phlox Family)

Phlox divaricata var. laphamii
Zoom In Photo:

A delightful spring blooming eastern North American native for shade, it carpets the shady border with violet blue fragrant flowers in spring. Steadily spreading with evergreen foliage, woodland phlox will fill in around bulbs or perennials that are late to emerge, like hosta.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Rich woods and along stream banks.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Shade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen Good Fall Colour Burgundy/Red/Purple 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

  Email This Info
  View All Plants of this Genus

*The Plant Encyclopedia is updated each year to provide a close representation of our selection. Not all plants will be in stock at all times. If a certain plant is not available we might have a similar cultivar. We encourage you to email us at info at or call ahead to check availability (604) 270-4133.

Contact Us | Home | © Phoenix Perennials