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Strawberries and Cream Phlox

Novel color that darkens with age
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Strawberries and Cream Phlox

Novel color that darkens with age

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$19.99

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This new introduction takes moss phlox breeding in a completely new direction. A cross between Phlox subulata and Phlox kelseyi, it is named for the unique coloration  of the ¾" flowers—that open pale pink, nearly white, but age to clear, deep pink, giving the plant mass a two-toned look. Dr. Jim Ault at the Chicago Botanic Garden developed this variety, along with others in a new series, to exhibit exciting color, vigor and durability that is superior to other moss phlox. These new phlox are real problem solvers as well. Plant them where they can fill gaps at the front of the border, spill over rocks and walls or provide masses of color along a stone path. The dense foliage spreads to form 2-3' dark green mats that are attractive, even when the flowers fade, providing an excellent sun-loving ground cover. With the exciting new colors and bloom power, these super-hardy garden workhorses could just make you love phlox again. We certainly do. Phlox x 'Strawberries and Cream' PPAF
  • Zone 4-8
  • Height 4 - 6 inches

We ship this item in Spring.

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Phlox 'Strawberries and Cream' PPAF
    • Ships As: 2.5 INCH POT
    • Form: Perennial
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 4 - 6 inches
    • Spread: 18 inches
    • Spacing: 18 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
    • Flowering Date: Early to late spring
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: pink
    • Flower Form: Simple 5 petals - 3/4" across in small terminal cymes.
    • Foliage Type: Semi-evergreen, needle-like dark green leaves, 1" long; brighter green in spring.
    • Pruning: Occasional shearing to stimulate growth. After flowering or late summer.
    • Soil Requirement: Well drained, sandy soils, slightly alkaline.
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

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    When will my order ship?

    Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

    *Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

    2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
    1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
    5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
    7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
    8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
    9A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
    Last Order Date Zones Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
    Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
    Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

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