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Phlox  divaricata L.   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Phlox  divaricata L. 
Territory Eastern CanadaNorth-Central U.S.A.Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
thickets and woods
Description sparsely branched, leaves tender, lanceolate, sharply acute, shoots trailing, stems erect, flowers 2cm across, in lax, hemispherical panicle, petals emarginate
Size20-30cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomspring, early summer
Caind
Typesubshrub
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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