Sherwood Purple Creeping Phlox

Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'

SKU
06436
Attractive, spreading evergreen foliage comes alive in spring with showy dark-lavender flower clusters. A wonderful addition to perennial borders or filler in cutting gardens. A highly effective ground cover. Adored by butterflies!
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 6 to 8 in. tall, spreading wider.
Bloom TimeSpring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseCutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureExtreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise
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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