Phlox stolonifera Home Fires

Tufted Creeping Phlox

$6.95 ea. (3+ discount) $6.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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1990 Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year. Masses of vibrant pink flowers on lush deep green narrow foliage. Blossoms of Phlox Home Fires are large and fragrant providing welcome excitement to the shade garden or woodland setting. A great groundcover, will spread nicely without overpowering its neighbors.

Details

Item Code: PHHF
Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 12"
Spacing: Plant 10" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Groundcovers
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Phlox General Information

Phlox stolonifera are an attractive woodland groundcover, alone or in mass. The plants grow out laterally along the ground, flowering in May on short erect stems with light green leaves. Select a location that is not always wet, or does not dry out completely and you will enjoy masses of carefree flowers. Fragrant, best selection for the coldest areas. (zones 3 & 4).

Phlox Plant Care

Trim back after flowering to the low green foliage for lush new growth. Do not prune in fall, clean-up winter damage in spring.