Phlox divaricata 'Parksville Beach'
Woodland Phlox

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Butterfly FriendlyDeer ResistantPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION

Woodland Phlox
Phlox divaricata 'Parksville Beach'

- Plant listed for information only. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers

Starting in April, purple-pink blossoms can completely hide the foliage on this woodland phlox for weeks!  'Parksville Beach' is stunning planted in groups to punch-up darker, semi-shaded areas and to create a wave of color and nectar in those early spring months!

BENEFITS
  • Excellent source of early nectar for butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Tiger swallowtail butterflies find the flowers especially attractive
  • Fragrant, showy spring flowers
  • Foliage is burgundy in winter
  • Great ground cover in shade gardens and woodlands
  • Low maintenance and easy to grow
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Map Credit: The Biota of North America 
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)

Interesting Facts

 

Only a handful of the 700 species of butterflies that live in North America feed on agriculture crops the rest rely on native plants like this one for food.

 

GROWING TIPS

 

Prefers humus-rich, moisture yet well-drained soil in part shade to full shade. Appreciates a light summer mulch which helps retain moisture and keep roots cool.

 

Mature Size: 6-10in. Tall x 18-24in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 4-9

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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