Phlox subulata Scarlet Flame
Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox
Details4" tall x 16-24" wide. A vigorous evergreen groundcover plant, 'Scarlet Flame' blooms in mid-spring with a profusion of vibrant red flowers.
|Common Name||Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox|
|Botanical Name||Phlox subulata Scarlet Flame|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||4" tall|
|Mature Spread||16-24" wide|
|Bloom Time||Mid to late spring|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Soil Type||Average Soil|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"|
|Advantages||Evergreen, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Groundcover, Attract Butterflies|
|Ideal Region||Southeast, Anywhere In The US|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Fall shipping begins the week of September 6, zones 3-4 first. Most plant orders arrive within 3-5 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs & Seed: Most orders ship within 5-8 business days (all zones).
Gardening Goods:All non-plant items ship within 2-3 days.
Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.
Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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