Creeping Phlox (Phlox stolonifera 'Home Fires') in the Phloxes Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6 - 10 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division

echoing the pink in the dropped cherry blossoms

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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Mar 8, 2012 1:19 PM

Phlox 'Home Fires' blooms later than 'Pink Ridge' and is a bit darker. Give it some shade and good soil so it can spread. It provides an early nectar source for butterflies.

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