5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Creeping Phlox Overview
This evergreen mat forming perennial produces small dark green leaves and in late spring and early summer it bears upright stems with clusters of pale to deep purple flowers that are slightly fragrant.
Common problems with Creeping Phlox
Generally pest free but can suffer from Leaf spot and powdery mildew.
How to harvest Creeping Phlox
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Creeping Phlox
Root and softwood.
Species can be increased by seed in autumn or spring. Annuals can be propagated by seed in spring.
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Other uses of Creeping Phlox
This low maintenance plant suits being used as edging or under planting in beds or borders. Being drought tolerant once established it also suits being included in gravel, Mediterranean and Rock gardens.