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North Hills Creeping Phlox

Bright Flowered, Fast Spreading

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North Hills Creeping Phlox

Bright Flowered, Fast Spreading

Forms a mat of semi-evergreen foliage 4-6 in. high. Blooms steadily in early to mid spring. Thrives even in poor soils. Two plants cover 3 sq. ft. Zones 4-9.
  • 69516
  • bareroot
  • $14.99
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  • Botanical Name: Phlox subulata 'North Hills'
  • Height: 3-9 inches
  • Spacing: 12 inches
  • Depth: Place the plant in the hole at the same level it was grown by the nursery. This is where the roots start and the tops shoots begin.
  • Spread: 12-18 inches
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Color: White flower centered with an eye of cobalt-blue.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Late Spring
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Form: Perennial, Groundcover, Phlox, Creeping Phlox
  • Flower Form: Small flowers in dense clusters. It often reblooms, especially if sheared after flowering.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow first season while establishing, moderate growth thereafter.
  • Pruning: Prune the dead foliage in early summer just after it's finished blooming. This will produce denser foliage and will encourage it to rebloom. Divide every few years in the summer.
  • Foliage: Needle-like semi-evergreen leaves.
  • Comments: Pristine white flowers give a flirty wink with intriguing violet-purple eyes. This stunning ground cover grows just about anywhere with very little effort. Bright, cheery colour appears quickly in late spring amid the needle-like, semi-evergreen leaves to create a lush carpet, even in poor, dry, sandy soil. Looks fabulous in borders and creeping over rock gardens! When contrasting colours are planted together they create a patchwork of glorious hues that flood your landscape for a breath taking effect. Phlox subulata. Masses of star-blooms form the perfect groundcover. More blooms per plant than many other varieties of creeping phlox. Tolerant to adverse growing conditions.

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