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Pink Creeping Phlox ship in 3.5 inch container
***SHIPS SPRING ONLY***
Order in multiples of 3, 6, or 9 plants per order.
This item cannot be shipped into the west coast states of WA, OR, CA, AZ or outside the continental U.S. due to the delicate roots which cannot handle being bare rooted. Please check as Greenwood may offer a larger size, a comparable item or a bare root version with a stronger root system.Orders shipping to the following states: AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, and WY are subject to a 20% handling charge due to additional plant preparation and shipping surcharges.
Pink Creeping Phlox Phlox subulata is ideal for rock gardens, topping retaining walls, edging pathways, banks, and slopes - a spectacular evergreen ground cover. Pink Creeping Phlox grows vigorously forming dense spreading, spilling mounds covered in bright pink blossoms. Masses of tiny pink flowers cover the top of this mat forming creeping phlox for a long period.
Pink Creeping Phlox creates a flowering carpet of splashed pink color for bank plantings or rock gardens. Pink Creeping Phlox is a vigorous green and attractive as a groundcover when not in bloom. Pink Creeping Phlox is ideal for pots and hanging planters, too. This pink creeping phlox will spill over the edges of retaining walls for a graceful effect. Pink Creeping Phlox is great to mix with white and red varieties. Phlox grows 4 to 6" high, 12 to 18" wide. Plant phlox in full sun, blooms in Spring.
Our Phlox are shipped in 4 inch containers, ready to plant, and start growing.
Garden Phlox ships SPRING ONLY for optimum planting.
To extend bloom time for your phlox follow this fertilize plan.
Fertilize your phlox the first time in early spring, just after new stem tips show at the soil's surface. Phlox needs a constant supply of nutrients to make strong, steady growth. Sprinkle a 9-12-12 timed-release fertilizer into the soil around the plants and then mulch over the area.
In late spring, after the plants have been in flower for two to three weeks, fertilize again. Pull back the mulch, sprinkle the fertilizer onto the soil around the plants, and replace the mulch. Then water the plants thoroughly. This feeding will provide the plants with ample nutrients to support prolonged flowering.
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