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May Breeze Woodland Phlox

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Enjoy the sweet scents of spring with ‘May Breeze’ Woodland Phlox. This native cultivar features abundant, fragrant white flowers in mid-to-late spring. The petals may show a pale purple blush as they age. Butterflies and hummingbirds love the early-season flowers. These will spread gently, creating a carpet of flowers and semi-evergreen foliage for part-shade gardens. They are drought tolerant once established, and deer resistant too. (Phlox divaricata ‘May Breeze’)
key features
Botanical Name
Phlox divaricata 'May Breeze'
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Fragrant, Mass Plantings
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Mature Height
16" tall
Mature Spread
24" wide
Bloom Time
Mid to late spring

May Breeze Woodland Phlox heralds spring with sweetly fragrant bright white flowers. As the flowers age, they are sometimes washed with light lavender or blue, giving them a lustrous glow. This compact perennial is a perfect groundcover for spring-blooming bulbs. It will fill in spaces in the garden where late-sprouting perennials take their time to emerge. When flowering is done, the lance-shaped deep green foliage will maintain an attractive texture. Woodland Phlox will spread over time, creating a lovely floral carpet. Native to Eastern North America, it prefers part shade with moist, well-drained soil. Once established it is quite drought-tolerant and deer-resistant. Cut back after the first bloom to encourage a second bloom, and will discourage pests such as spider mites or powdery mildew. This perennial is an introduction from famed Netherlands plantsman Piet Oudolf.