Phlox grayi Shades of Pink
Shades of Pink Creeping Phlox
Details3" tall x 12-15" wide. A wonderful selection of this western native Phlox species, 'Shades of Pink' blooms with a showy mosaic of deep, mid- and light pink flowers. The plant grows as a low mat of handsome deep green foliage and covers itself with hundred of late spring flowers. 'Shades of Pink' Phlox will often re-bloom lightly later in the season in response to summer rains. An easy-to-grow species native to northern Arizona that thrives in the Western states. It's very different and distinct from common creeping phlox. A High Country Gardens exclusive selected by Chief Horticulturist David Salman.
|Common Name||Shades of Pink Creeping Phlox|
|Botanical Name||Phlox grayi 'Shades of Pink'|
|Zones||5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade|
|Mature Height||3" tall|
|Mature Spread||12-15" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late spring|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer|
|Soil Type||Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Drought Resistant / Waterwise|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30"|
|Special Groups||High Country Gardens Exclusive, High Country Gardens Introduction|
|Ideal Region||Western Only|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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Comments about High Country Gardens Phlox grayi Shades of Pink:
Doing just what you said it would! The spreading was slower than I would have liked this spring season (2015), probably due to an extraordinarily wet spring here in Denver. Despite the excess moisture, this little plant is still doing well. Spunky little plant!
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