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Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox Plant

  • - Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks
  • - Height: 6-8 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: April-June
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox Plant
Plant Features

Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox produces pink center striped, white-edged blooms to go along with red, star-shaped centers and semi-evergreen foliage. It makes a great addition to any rock garden, foundation, or as an edging plant.

Companion Planting:AsterEchinaceaEupatoriumFuchsiaGeraniumSalvia

Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox Plant Care Instructions: Keep the plant well-watered for the first 3-4 weeks. For continuous flowering keep the soil most, 2-3 inches of mulch will help. Early spring a great time to add fertilizer, another application can be applied in June. Creeping phlox should be trimmed back by 1 inch after flowering is done each spring. Because it is an evergreen it should never be cut back to the ground. Roots can be divided every 4 years in early fall.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 6-10 inches
Habit Mounded
Flower Color Magenta, Pink, White
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Garden Styles Container Garden, English Garden, Japanese Garden, Rock Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Ground Cover
Critter Resistance Deer
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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Candy Stripe

Plants in excellent condition, packaged perfectly. As same or better quality than at the "big box" stores or nursery's.

From Daniel R | April 22, 2016

2nd purchase

I bought more Candy Stripe Phlox this year as last year's purchase did so well. They come small but by the following spring they become good size and bloom vigorously. Great colors!

From David | April 08, 2016