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Purple Sprite Hybrid Spring Phlox Phlox hybrid

  • Hardy Zones
    • 3 - 8
  • Exposure
    • Sun
  • Season
    • Early Spring
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 6 - 8 Inches
Proven Winners Perennial
Purple Sprite Hybrid Spring Phlox Phlox hybrid
Sun 6 - 8

Features

This hybrid Phlox forms a low, mounding habit of bright purple flowers with a tiny white halo in the center. It blooms about a week or so after Phlox subulata and does not spread aggressively.

Fragrant Flower
Attracts: 
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Perennial
Height Category: 
Short
Garden Height: 
6 - 8 Inches
Spacing: 
18 - 22 Inches
Spread: 
18 - 22 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Shade: 
Bright purple
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Mounded
Container Role: 
Filler

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
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: 
Cut Flower
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.

Purple Sprite Phlox hybrid USPPAF, Can PBRAF
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