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Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'/'Sherwood Purple Creeping Phlox

Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple' / Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'
A clump in flower in early May
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A clump in flower in early May

Tubular shape, fragrant flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds

Flowers have the appearance of summer phlox

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Scientific Name: Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'
Common Name: 'Sherwood Purple Creeping Phlox
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Blue, Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Plants That Attract Hummingbirds
Comments: A low growing, creeping phlox that spreads by underground stolons and can form large colonies in time. Does no do well in hot afternoon sun. Used as a flowering ground cover in some landscapes. The fragrant, tubular flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.