Phlox 'Magenta Sprite'
(Hybrid Spring Phlox) Extend your spring creeping phlox color with ‘Magenta Sprite’ Phlox. Although Phlox subulata and Hybrid Spring Phlox are different, they look much the same. Phlox ‘Magenta Sprite’ blooms 1-2 weeks later that subulata varieties. Standing 8-10 inches tall and spreading up to 22 inches wide, ‘Magenta Sprite’ forms a compact slow spreading mound. The large, 3/4 inch star shaped flowers are magenta pink color. Planted in full sun is recommended for the best flower show, but very light shade is tolerated. Phlox ‘Magenta Sprite’ is a drought tolerant plant and likes to be planted in well drained locations. This native perennial is butterfly and bee friendly. With its compact size and habit, ‘Magenta Sprite’ is a great selection for borders, edging and walkways as well as rock gardens and slopes. Phlox ‘Magenta Sprite’ is a PROVEN WINNERS® Perennial.
Common Name: Phlox Creeping
Plant Type: Perennial
Brand: PROVEN WINNERS® Perennials
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8What is my zone?
Max Height: 6 – 8 Inches
Max Spread: 18 – 22 Inches
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color: Pink Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Dry, Moderate
Design Use: Border, Ground Cover, Massing
Growth Habit: Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering): Late Spring or Early Summer