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).
- Early Spring
This plant is hardy in zones 3 - 8
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.
My Current Zone
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.Salt TolerantAttracts:BeesButterfliesNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:6 - 8 InchesSpacing:18 - 22 InchesSpread:18 - 22 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:Bright purpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilSoil Fertility Requirement:Poor SoilSoil PH Category:Acidic SoilSoil PH Category:Neutral SoilUses:Border PlantUses:Edging PlantUses:GroundcoverUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingMaintenance 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