Phlox Candy Stripe
Masses of pretty pink and white flowers grow over a lush evergreen mat of foliage from mid to late spring, and are attractive to butterflies.
Month Available: May
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Pink
Suitable For Wildlife: Butterflies
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Spring flowering.
Height / Spread: 10cm x 45cm (4inx 18in)
This looks fantastic in my garden hanging down over the edge of a small brick wall. It also looks good growing across the edge of a footpath or corner of a patio.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Leaf Spot, Powdery Mildew.
Plant Care: Trim lightly following flowering.
Care and Time: Medium - summer
Benefits: A good garden plant, with masses of distinctive flowers. Easy to grow and a very versatile plant for many areas.
History: Commonly known as Moss Phlox, Phlox is native to America and often found in graveyards. Phlox if from the Greek word meaning 'Flame'.
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