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PlantFiles: Creeping Phlox, Moss Phlox
Phlox subulata 'Pinwheel'

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Family: Polemoniaceae (po-le-moh-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phlox (floks) (Info)
Species: subulata (sub-yoo-LAH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pinwheel

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral coriaceous On Jun 2, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

Looks identical to 'Candy Stripe'.

Positive alymid On Jul 2, 2008, alymid from Waukegan, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

Love this plant!! I purchased it at the local Botanical Garden plant sale, and it has thrived in some pretty poor soil and sun. Every spring it lights up my front yard with its cheery flowers.

Regional...

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

Merced, California
Waukegan, Illinois



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