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Phlox ‘Purple Sprite’
- Mass of Color,
- Excellent Groundcover,
- Full Sun
(Hybrid Spring Phlox) Enjoy even more spring color with ‘Purple Sprite’ Phlox. Although Phlox subulata and Hybrid Spring Phlox are different, they look much the same. Phlox ‘Purple Sprite’ blooms 1-2 weeks later that subulata varieties. Standing 6-8 inches tall and spreading up to 24 inches wide, ‘Purple Sprite’ forms a compact slow spreading mound. This floriferous blooms producing a canopy of bright purple blooms with white halos and small deep purple speckles near the center. Hardy in zones 4-8, planted in full sun is recommended for the best flower show, but very light shade is tolerated. Phlox ‘Purple 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, ‘Purple Sprite’ is a great selection for borders, edging and walkways as well as rock gardens and slopes. Phlox ‘Purple 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: Purple 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