Phlox × procumbens Variegata – Buy alpines

£2.50

Pink flowers with a magenta eye in the summer over variegated foliage.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 13 left in stock

Description

Phlox × procumbens Variegata description

Pink flowers in the summer over beautifully variegated foliage.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.

HThis plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedow 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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Also known as Phlox amoena Variegata.

Common name: Variegated Trailing Phlox.

Phlox amoena variegata flowering at the end of April
Phlox amoena variegata at the end of April

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil.

How much moisture:

Normal.

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 25 cm.

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

Allow 16 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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