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Creeping phlox

Phlox subulata 'Atropurpurea'

Photo: Creeping phlox

Photo: Creeping phlox
Photo: Creeping phlox

Botanical Name:

Phlox subulata generic information

Height: 2 - 6 inches
Ship As: 2" pot
Spacing: 12 - 18"
Spread: 12 - 18"
Light Requirements: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Color: Mixed
Foliage Type: Semi-evergreen needle-like dark green leaves, 1" long; brighter green in spring.
Bloom Time: Early to mid spring

Flower Form: Simple 5 petals - 3/4" across in small terminal cymes.
Planting Instructions: Plant at same depth as it is in the container. Firm soil and water thoroughly.
Soil Requirements: Well drained, sandy soils, slightly alkaline.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Pruning: Occasional shearing to stimulate growth. After flowering or late summer.

Properties

Height
2 - 6 cm
Color
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Soil type
Sand
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
PH
Alkaline
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy