Phlox 'Violet Pinwheels' PPAF

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Violet Pinwheels Phlox

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

Long-blooming, low-growing hybrid cross variety with vibrant violet blooms in spring and a rebloom in fall. Tumbles beautifully over rocks, slopes and banks. Makes a gorgeous border edging, or as a groundcover or in a rock garden.

Height

4-5 in

Spread

16-18 in

Interesting Notes

Developed by Dr. Ault at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Bloom Time

April-May and late summer to fall

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Any sunny location with well-drained, moderately fertile soil is sufficient to thrive. It does best with occasional water, although it is rebarkably heat and drought tolerant.

When to Divide

early spring or fall

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea ), Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Dwarf Bearded Iris (Iris ), Spiked Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), (Calamintha nepeta var. nepeta), Stonecrop (Sedum spectabile), Variegated Moor Grass (Molinia caerulea), Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), Cranesbill (Geranium wlassovianum), Primrose (Primula vulgaris)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Containers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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