Creeping Phlox
Phlox stolonifera 'Blue Ridge'

Family: Polemoniaceae (po-le-moh-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phlox (floks) (Info)
Species: stolonifera (sto-lo-NIF-er-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Ridge

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

By simple layering

By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Glastonbury, Connecticut

Decatur, Georgia

Royal Oak, Michigan

Mathiston, Mississippi

Knoxville, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:

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2
neutrals
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Mar 22, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

PHLOX Stolonifera Blue Ridge-Creeping Phlox-Short 12" -Plant 10 "apart. Large,soft blue flowers over very low, compact tufts of leaves. The low mounding plants send out horizontal blooming stems that then turn up to bloom in good sized trusses that resemble the large Garden Phlox.

Neutral

On Apr 14, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Blooms appear in late spring and can reach up to 12". Does well in partial shade and prefers moist soil.