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'Magenta Sprite' Hybrid Spring Phlox Phlox hybrid

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Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
8" 22"
Height
6 - 8"
Spread
18 - 22"

This plant is hardy in zones 3 - 8

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
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    Features

    This hybrid Phlox forms a low, mounding habit of magenta pink, star-shaped flowers. It blooms about a week or so after Phlox subulata and does not spread aggressively.

    Salt Tolerant
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Native to North America

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Perennial
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    6 - 8 Inches
    Spacing: 
    18 - 22 Inches
    Spread: 
    18 - 22 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Magenta pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Needs Good Drainage
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Average Soil
    Soil Fertility Requirement: 
    Fertile Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Acidic Soil
    Soil PH Category: 
    Neutral Soil
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Maintenance Notes: 

    Gritty, slightly alkaline soils are preferred and good drainage is essential. This type tolerates more shade than other Phlox, but still grows best in full sun.

    'Magenta Sprite' Phlox hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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