Phlox subulata White – Buy alpines

£2.50

Lots of white flowers with a yellow eye in the spring.

Only 15 left in stock

Description

Phlox subulata White description

A mass of white flowers in the spring.

It benefits from a trim after flowering to keep the foliage fresh.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border.  It is generally easy to grow in most soils, including heavy or clay ones, 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: White Moss Phlox.

Phlox White flowering at the end of April
Phlox White at the end of April

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

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

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil. Tolerates clay 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.
Trim after flowering.
Can be susceptible to Stem Eelworm which in heavy attacks will severely distort shoot growth. [1]

Size of plant:

Height 20 cm.
Spread 50 cm.

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

Allow 4 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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