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Phlox adsurgens

Phlox adsurgens

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

30cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Phlox adsurgens Overview

This is a mounding perennial, The leaves are rounded shiny and about 25mm long and slightly hairy. The flowers are produced in sprays of bright pink flowers about 25mm wide open from late spring.

Common problems with Phlox adsurgens

How to propagate Phlox adsurgens

Cuttings

Propagate rock and hybrids by basal cuttings from non-flowering shoots in spring or summer. Root cuttings in winter.

Seed

Species can be increased by seed in autumn or spring. Annuals can be propagated by seed in spring.

Division

P.maculata, P.paniculata and their cultivators should be propagated by division in early spring.

Other uses of Phlox adsurgens

Containers, window boxes, beds or rockery, flower arranging.