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Rocky Road Violet Blue Creeping Phlox

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Overview
In spring, when most plants are just waking up from their winter slumber, 'Rocky Road Violet Blue' Creeping Phlox is blanketed with sky-blue blooms. Long-lasting flowers help to feed the bees and other pollinators when little else is in bloom. An exceptionally drought-tolerant variety, this native cultivar thrives in rocky soil and on slopes. Easy-to-grow and deer-resistant, Creeping Phlox readily spreads to form a dense, lush mat of foliage for attractive groundcover all season. (Phlox subulata)
key features
Botanical Name
Phlox x Rocky Road Violet Blue PP#32288
Advantages
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Groundcover, Naturalizes, Mass Plantings, Rock Gardens
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
4-6" tall
Mature Spread
34-36" wide
Bloom Time
Mid to late spring

Description

Blooming Creeping Phlox are a sight to behold, and 'Rocky Road Violet Blue' Creeping Phlox (PP#32288) puts on an exceptional show with sky-blue flowers. An exceptionally drought-tolerant variety, it readily spreads to form a dense, lush carpet in a rock garden, in rocky soils, and on banks and slopes where other plants struggle. Creeping Phlox is easy-care, deer-resistant, and long-lived, making it a favorite perennial and a great choice for beginning gardeners. Grown in full sun and well-drained soil, it will reward you with vigorous growth and incredible blooms. Plant en masse to create a lush, low-maintenance groundcover or no-mow lawn alternative. Phlox subulata is native to eastern North America, and ‘Rocky Road Violet Blue’ is a cultivar of the native species.