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Creeping Phlox
Scientific Name: Phlox stolonifera Sims
Family: Polemoniaceae
Creeping Phlox (Phlox  stolonifera) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-17
USDA: 4-9

Heat Tolerance: Shade in Phoenix to avoid bleaching

Sun Exposure: Light shade to shade

Origin: North America

Growth Habits: Perennial, 8 inches tall (20 cm)

Watering Needs: Abundant water in summer, moderate water the rest of the year. Do not wet the leaves

Propagation: Clump division in spring, tip cuttings in summer, does not grow true from seed

Phlox stolonifera, Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 56.

Cultural Practices:
Divide your Creeping Phlox every couple of years, and check them for powdery mildew and spider mites after mid summer.

Blooming Habits:
Purple, violet or blue flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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