Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge' Blue Ridge Creeping Phlox
Blue Ridge Creeping Phlox Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge'
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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
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
From Pennsylvania to Ohio and Georgia to Tennessee in woods or wooded stream banks.
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.
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.