Fort Hills Creeping Phlox

Phlox subulata 'Fort Hills'

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06256
Masses of dainty, deep pinkish-rose flowers cover the top of this mat-forming creeper for a long period. Creates a carpet of color for use as a groundcover, in bank plantings or in rock gardens. Spectacular when cascading over walls. Tolerates some drought. Evergreen perennial
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Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationfloks sub-yoo-LAH-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 6 to 9 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimePink flowers in spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseErosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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