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Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox

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'Candy Stripe' Creeping Phlox produces striking blooms in hues of pink and white atop masses of evergreen foliage. Drought tolerant and deer resistant, use this perennial groundcover to spill down banks, spread under trees, and lend its joyful color to hard to manage areas. Excellent in rock gardens. (Phlox subulata)

Zones 2 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Groundcover
Groundcover
Native
Native
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock Gardens
Rock Gardens
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 4-6" tall, 12-24" wide
Bloom Time Early to late spring
SKU 265PERXX

Plant Information

4-6" tall x 12-18" wide. ‘Candy Stripe’ welcomes spring with a playful displays of rose-pink petals each striped white along the margins. The vibrant blooms attract butterflies to the garden and make great companions to spring bulbs. Native to dry, rocky slopes and open woodlands in the eastern states, creeping phlox looks right at home along the sunny edge of a shade garden or scrambling over rocks. ‘Candy Stripe’ tolerates a wide range of soil types provided they have good drainage. Plants flower best in full sun, but benefit from afternoon shade in hot southern states. The dense mat of evergreen foliage resembles moss, lending the plant one of its common names of moss phlox. Encourage dense vegetative growth by cutting plants back up to one-half following the spring bloom. A low maintenance and waterwise groundcover.

Creeping Phlox is a favorite perennial groundcover in all growing regions. Cold hardy and heat tolerant, it creates a colorful carpet of low-growing, cheerful blooms that appear each spring atop a deep green mat of evergreen foliage. A rapid spreader, Creeping Phlox is masterful at filling spaces in between trees, rolling down gentle slopes or steep banks, and covering areas that are hard to care for with its solid swath of color. Very dependable and tolerant of many soil types. Deer resistant.

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265PERXX
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Common Name Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox
Botanical Name Phlox subulata Candy Stripe
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 4-6" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-24" wide
Growth Rate Medium
Bloom Time Early to late spring
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Deep green needle-like foliage.
Evergreen Yes
Native Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Well Draining
Tolerates Dry Sites
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Easy to Grow, Groundcover, Native, Evergreen, Rock Gardens, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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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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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