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Creeping Phlox Candy Stripe

 

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Regular Price: $10.98

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This unique Creeping Phlox produces striking, bi-color blooms in hues of pink and white. Candy Stripe is drought tolerant and extremely easy to grow. (Phlox subulata)

Zones 2 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Groundcover
Groundcover
Native
Native
Plants for Small Spaces
Plants for Small Spaces
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 4-6" tall, 12-18" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU 265PER

Creeping Phlox is a favorite for gardeners all across the country – they are ground-covering plants that bloom in a solid carpet in spring. Creeping Phlox also spreads rapidly, covering banks, spaces under tall trees, and other places where you want color. In one color, or as a rainbow, creeping phlox creates one of the most dependably perennial groundcovers you can plant.

SKU 265PER
Common Name Creeping Phlox
Botanical Name Phlox subulata
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 4-6" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-18" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Groundcover, Native, Plants for Small Spaces
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

All orders will be shipped the week of May 31st.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Your order is scheduled to arrive at your door, fresh and ready to plant, usually within 3-5 days of leaving our warehouse, depending on your shipping address. We pack our plants to withstand up to 10 days in transit, in the event transit is delayed. We cannot guarantee arrival on a specific day. Please make sure to open your package upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

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American MeadowsCreeping Phlox Candy Stripe
 
2.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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1.0

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from Oregon

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      Comments about American Meadows Creeping Phlox Candy Stripe:

      These plants arrived to me nearly dead. I know this site says they arrive dormant but these looked like they were dead. Even after pruning and planting they never grew. This is not my first attempt with these from American Meadows and I am disappointed that my second experience was a repeat of the first. Will not buy again.

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      Did Not Survive

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      from New Jersey zone7

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          from Kansas City, MO

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            • Small In Size

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            • Outdoors

            Comments about American Meadows Creeping Phlox Candy Stripe:

            Did not seem to take off growing. Really would love to have it bloom next year.

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            5.0

            Pretty Blooms

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            from Vernon, CT

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            • Accurate Instructions
            • Attractive

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              • Outdoors

              Comments about American Meadows Creeping Phlox Candy Stripe:

              Very pretty. I located them in a border planting and they are doing very well!

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              5.0

              Awesome! Beautiful 2nd year!

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              from Springfield, ohio

              About Me Casual Hobbyist

              Pros

              • Long Bloom Time
              • Vivid Colors

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                • Border Control

                Comments about American Meadows Creeping Phlox Candy Stripe:

                I planted these last year and they came back and spread awesome!

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                USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

                To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

                • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
                • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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