Phlox divaricata 'London Grove Blue'

London Grove Blue Woodlands Phlox

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Phlox divaricata ‘London Grove Blue’ is a handsome cultivar of our native woodland phlox.  This is a compact variety with lance-shaped leaves that develop a wine winter color.  In early spring, foliage is topped by loose clusters of showy fragrant bluish lavender flowers.  ‘London Grove Blue’ is a desirable ground cover for shade gardens with moist well-drained soil.

More About Phlox divaricata 'London Grove Blue'

  • groundcover
  • early bloomer

The cultivar ‘London Grove Blue’ was found by North Creek Nursery at a plant sale in London Grove, Pennsylvania.   This variety is admired for its compact habit, large fragrant lavender blue flowers and maroon colored winter leaves.

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4-6 in


18-24 in

Hardiness Zone:


Phlox divaricata 'London Grove Blue' Characteristics


  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
  • Container
  • Mass Plant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Specimen
  • Edging

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Flower Color

  • Blue
  • Lavender


  • Upright
  • Upright, rounded
  • Clumping