<i>Phlox stolonifera</i> 'Blue Ridge'<br>Blue Ridge Creeping Phlox
<i>Phlox stolonifera</i> 'Blue Ridge'<br>Blue Ridge Creeping Phlox

Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge'
Blue Ridge Creeping Phlox

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DESCRIPTION
Blue Ridge Creeping Phlox
Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge'

Evergreen foliage hugs the ground all winter to come alive in early May with pleasing blue fragrant flowers. 'Blue Ridge' is moderate growing, blooms later than many Creeping Phlox and is perfect for grouping in partial or full shade. Superb nectar source for native insects while virtually pest-free

BENEFITS
  • Crucial early season nectar source for insects
  • Group to form an easy care groundcover
  • Highly drought tolerant once established
  • Abundant, fragrant lavender-blue flowers
  • Early season native butterflies love it
  • Deer and rabbit resistant
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

From Pennsylvania to Ohio and Georgia to Tennessee in woods or wooded stream banks.

Interesting Facts

 

This Phlox works overtime attracting wildlife! All day you'll see butterflies and an occasional hummingbird feeding on nectar. In the early evening, hummingbird moths will appear and hover above the cloud of blooms while other moths visit even later.

 

GROWING TIPS

 

Creeping phlox thrives best in moist, well-drained soils in full to partial shade. Spreads rapidly by stolons. Very drought tolerant once established. Give good air circulation to reduce the growth of powdery mildew. Benefits from occasional fertilization. A stunning groundcover and border plant.

 

Mature Size: 6-10in. Tall x 18-24in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 5-8

Sun Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade

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