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Phlox subulata SPRING BLING™ 'Ruby Riot'

$14.99
UPC:
794094318553
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Common Name:
Creeping Phlox
Plant Type:
Perennial, Ground Cover
Exposure:
Sun
Hardiness Zone:
3-8
Bloom Color:
Pink
Bloom Time:
Spring
Garden Height:
4-8 Inches
Garden Spread:
24-28 Inches
  • Deep pink flowers cover this plant in spring
  • Excellent groundcover for difficult areas

This SPRING BLING™ Ruby Riot has an outstanding creeping habit and low growing form. It is covered with light purple flowers in late spring through the summer. Flowers have dark snowflake-shaped eyes. Mature plants spread further than other sublatas. Excellent flower coverage. Adds colorful masses to the garden. U.S. native.

Uses: Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Butterflies
Notable Features: Evergreen, Native
Growth Habit: Spreading

Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, in well-drained soil. In hot Southern climates, provide some afternoon shade. Tolerates sandy, gravelly soils, and hot, dry exposures, once established. After blooming, cut stems back by half to maintain a compact form, and stimulate re-bloom.

  • Deep pink flowers cover this plant in spring
  • Excellent groundcover for difficult areas

This SPRING BLING™ Ruby Riot has an outstanding creeping habit and low growing form. It is covered with light purple flowers in late spring through the summer. Flowers have dark snowflake shaped eyes. Mature plants spread further than other sublatas. Excellent flower coverage. Adds colorful masses to the garden. U.S. native.

Uses: Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Butterflies
Notable Features: Evergreen, Native
Growth Habit: Spreading

Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, in well-drained soil. In hot Southern climates, provide some afternoon shade. Tolerates sandy, gravelly soils, and hot, dry exposures, once established. After blooming, cut stems back by half to maintain a compact form, and stimulate re-bloom.

Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc

Review (1)

  • Phlox
    4

    Posted by Nancy on Jun 21st 2022

    Nice size plant. Trot it too late to see bloom. But seems to be establishing well in full sun.