Plants By Type
Sweet William - Phlox divaricata
Phlox divicata, often simply called Sweet William, is a cultivar of the Phlox family. This plant is also sometimes known by the moniker Meadow Phlox. Sweet William blooms from mid-spring through summer, but buyers should be aware that longer blooming can be encouraged by picking the flowers. Like all the Phlox cultivars, Sweet William is drought, sun, and pest hardy, and works wonderfully as a filler plant. Sweet William is well-known and well-loved for the strong scent of its flowers, which is sweet and heavy. Sweet William Phlox are also available in many different colors, which include pink, red, purple, and white. These beautiful flowers can grow to be eight to twelve inches high, and they also make a beautiful and spectacular ground cover when several are planted together, and they are in bloom. They love to be located in full sunlight and also soils that provide lots of alkaline and are well drained. These are a great way to provide much needed color to gardens and also attract butterflies to a location. They bring a garden to life as they grow and homeowners love them because they grow with ease and needs no special care as they mature and become beautiful. This plant has several names that it is called. Louisiana Phlox, Wild Blue Phlox, and Phlox are just a few of them. They also give a small lovely scent when they are in bloom.