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Atropurpurea Creeping Phlox

  • SKU: 79445
  • For each offer ordered, get 2 Bareroot
  • Zones: 4 - 9
  • Height: 4 - 6 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun
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Atropurpurea Creeping Phlox

Description
Splashes of Pink in Late Spring
Forms a mat of semi-evergreen foliage 4-6 in. high. Blooms steadily in early to mid spring. Fuchsia pink flowers make a big color impact. Thrives even in poor soils. 2 plants cover 3 sq. ft. Bareroot. Zones 3-9. 
Product Details
  • SeasonFall
  • Unit of Measure2 Bareroot
  • FormPerennial. Mound.
  • LightFull sun
  • Height4 - 6 inches.
  • Spread24 inches.
  • Spacing18 - 24 inches.
  • Zones4 - 9
  • FoliageThin needle-like green leaves.
  • ColorBright red blossoms.
  • BloomsEarly to mid Spring.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained soil.
  • Growth RateFast growth rate. 6 - 8 inches per year.
  • PruningNone needed.
  • CommentsWater weekly first season while getting established and during prolonged hot, dry periods in subsequent years. Mix peat moss, compost or well-rotted manure deeply into the soil. Cut back the plant after flowering to encourage dense growth. Good for rock gardens or borders. Excellent Spring color. May experience some browning in Winter if in a windy, frosty location. In very cold areas plant may die back.
  • Botanical NamePhlox subulata 'Atropurpurea'; Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family).
  • Size1/2 inch blossoms.
  • HeaderSplashes of Pink in Late Spring
  • DepthSame depth or slightly deeper than planted in the nursery.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
Seeds
1A-4B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5A 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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