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Jun 1, 2020 8:15 PM CST
Can creeping phlox be planted in an asparagus bed as groundcover?
Name: Daisy I
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Jun 1, 2020 9:17 PM CST
In the area I am from, asparagus grows wild on the ditch banks. It has to compete with grass and whatever other weeds but, doesn't seem to have a problem. The phlox may have a hard time competing with the asparagus though. Smiling

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Jun 1, 2020 9:21 PM CST
I wouldn't do it. You don't want competition for water and nutrients. Use 3" of good mulch to keep weeds away.
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