Perfect Pink Santa Fe Phlox
Phlox nana 'Perfect Pink'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||FLOX NAN-uh|
|Lore||Santa Fe Phlox is a native wildflower from the higher elevations of New Mexico and Northern and Western Texas, at one time elusive to domestic gardens, now tamed by High Country Gardens, Pioneers in Sustainable Gardening; recognized as HCG 2013 Plant of the Year.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Forms low mat 5 to 8 in. tall, spreading 12 to 15 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Spring through Early Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Rustic, Xeric|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Spreading|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Hillside, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Peony (Paeonia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Thrift (Armeria); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Speedwell (Veronica)|
Thrives in loose, sandy, well-drained soils, but will tolerate clay soils and slightly alkaline conditions. Takes some shade in extremely hot regions. Water deeply at regular intervals during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Prune spent flower heads for a tidy appearance.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8