Phlox stolonifera Sherwood Purple

Tufted Creeping Phlox

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 12" (Plant 10" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy, Acidic
Flower / Accent: Purple / Purple
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Need a bold shot of color to herald spring's arrival? Creeping Phlox are an invaluable addition to any rock garden, foundation, or as an edger or groundcover. Blanketed in soft lilac shades, Phlox Sherwood Purple is an attractive shade grower, either alone or as a groundcover. The plants spread laterally along the ground with masses of carefree flowers on short erect stems. Awarded Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year in 1990.

Features to Note:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Web Exclusive
  • Perennial Plant of the Year
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Phlox General Information:

Phlox stolonifera are an attractive woodland groundcover, alone or in mass. The plants grow out laterally along the ground with flowers 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.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: PHSP