Atropurpurea Creeping Phlox Plant

Colorful Ground Cover

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Atropurpurea Creeping Phlox Plant

Colorful Ground Cover

Bright red flowers make a big impact when they bloom in early to mid spring. Atropurpurea Creeping Phlox is an easy-to-grow ground cover that's ideal for planting in rock gardens, along garden edges or draping over garden walls. It forms a mat of semi-evergreen foliage that grows 4-6 in. tall. Thrives in poor soils. 2 plants cover 3 sq. ft. Grows best when planted in full sun to partial shade. Zones 4-9.
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  • Botanical Name: Phlox subulata 'Atropurpurea'
  • Height: 4 - 6 Inches
  • Spacing: 12 - 18"
  • Depth:It should be planted at the same depth as in the nursery.
  • Spread:12 - 18"
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Not needed
  • Color: Purple-red
  • Size: #1 Bareroot
  • Blooms: Late Spring
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Form: Perennial, Ground Cover
  • Flower Form: Small, star-shaped flowers grow in dense clusters.
  • Soil Requirements: Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Pruning: Removing spent head heads will induce new ones.
  • Foliage: Thin, needle-like, semi-evergreen foliage.

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