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Violet Pinwheels Phlox

SKU: AM014838
per Plant - 3" Pot
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Wow! Pinwheel-shaped flowers, fragrance, popping purple color and great foliage – what’s not to like? Violet Pinwheels Phlox PPAF will cover some ground in a sunny to light shade area and brighten up the early-spring to early-summer garden. Evergreen soft foliage slowly spreads to form low mounds. Easy-care and drought tolerant once established. Perfect planted around rocks and in borders. (Phlox)
key features
Botanical Name
Phlox x hybrida Violet Pinwheels
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Long Bloom Time, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
2-4" tall
Bloom Time
Early spring to early summer


2-4" tall x 12-18" wide Violet Pinwheels Phlox PPAF is a garden knockout with its notched perky purple flowers with upturned petals. Long blooming and fragrant, it will wake up your garden in early spring and flower from 4 to 6 weeks. Low mounds of dark green needle-like foliage, that is soft to the touch, slowly spread to form mounds of 18" in three years. Plant ‘Violet Pinwheels’ in well-drained, compost enriched garden soil in a sunny to light shade spot. Good drainage is essential for thriving plants. Deer resistant and a pollinator favorite. Plant ‘Violet Pinwheels’ in a rock garden or at a path’s edge. It can accompany many of spring’s bulbs such as Hyacinth, Daffodils, and Tulips. Try planting a flowing area between rocks and create your own “river of bloom.” It will bloom all spring and give you a velvety green river the rest of the year.