Phlox Pride of Rochester – Mail order alpines

£2.50

Mauve flowers with a dark eye in spring and early summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 18 left in stock

Description

Phlox douglasii Pride of Rochester description

Mauve flowers in the spring and early summer.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, in containers, an alpine bed, rock garden or by patio and it is generally easy to grow in a soil that is reasonably drained, unless there are Stem Eelworm present in your soil – also buy clean plants from a reputable supplier (see ‘Care and Maintenance’ below).

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Common name: Pride of Rochester Douglas Moss Phlox.

Phlox Pride of Rochester flowering at the end of April
Phlox Pride of Rochester at the end of April

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Requires sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a small gap at the front of a flower border.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Can be susceptible to Stem Eelworm which in heavy attacks will severely distort shoot growth. [1]

Size of plant:

Height 10 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 5 plants per square metre.

Reference:
[1] Nematodes and the Home Garden – opens in a new window

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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