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Phlox subulata 'Violet Pinwheels'

Phlox subulata 'Violet Pinwheels'

New! Phlox subulata hybrid with masses of blos
Item: #PHLVP1Q
ZONE 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
As low as $12.19
  • New hybrid creeping phlox from Chicagoland Grows
  • Prolific blooms!
  • 100's of fragrant purple flowers in late spring
  • Thrives in average soil and tough, dry soil sites
  • Creeping phlox reliably grows on banks, slopes & along pathways
  • Attractive evergreen foliage throughout the year
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Phlox subulata 'Violet Pinwheels' Description

New! Long blooming Phlox hybrid ground cover from Chicagoland Grows!

Creeping Phlox ushers in spring like no other sun perennial groundcover. 

In late spring, hundreds of fragrant star-shaped violet-blue blooms burst forth in such masses they obscure the foliage.

Sun loving creeping phlox forms a low growing mat-forming groundcover. Leaves are narrow and pointed and stay evergreen adding 4 seasons of interest!

Highly adaptable to most well-drained soils whether acidic or alkaline, it even grows in gravelly soil!

Stunning in mass plantings. Use as a foreground planting to colorful Special Features: Butterfly Lovers, Cold Hardy, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Easy Care, Evergreen, Fast Growing, Fragrance, Heat Tolerant, Tolerates Foot Traffic, Winter Interest

 

Quick Facts

  • Botanical Name:
    Phlox'Violet Pinwheel'
  • Common Name:
    Creeping Phlox
  • Zone:
    3,4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Sun Exposure:
    Sun-Part Shade-Shade
  • Delivery:
    See Schedule
  • Ship Form:
    1 Quart
  • Soil Type:
    Normal, Sandy
  • Soil Moisture:
    Average, Moist
  • Height x Width:
    4-6" x 24"
  • Flower Color:
    PURPLE
  • Foliage Color:
    Green
  • Bloom Season:
    Late Spring-Early Summer
  • Uses:
    Alpine and Rock, Container Gardening, Edging, Ground Cover, Rock Garden, Small Spaces
  • Cannot Ship to:
    AK, CAN, HI, PR
  • Patent #:25884

PLANTING GUIDE

Soil: Well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Plants prefer soil with a slightly acid to neutral pH.
Light: Phlox grow best in full sun (or partial shade in the South)
Water: Medium.
Spacing: 15 - 18 inches
Fertilizing: A general purpose slow-acting granular fertilizer worked into the soil around the plants in the spring is sufficient for phlox for the season.
Winterizing: No special care needed. Leave foliage standing in winter, and clean up spent foliage in spring.
Maintenance & Pruning: Cut back stems after flowering by 1/2. This will maintain dense growth and attractive habit for the summer months. This will also encourage some fall rebloom. Cut out any brown stems.

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