Sun Gardens Blush With ‘Shades of Pink’ Creeping Phlox

Shades of PinkWe love ‘Shades of Pink’, an exclusive from High Country Gardens. A thick mat of deep green foliage is covered in a carpet of pale pink to dark pink blooms in the spring. ‘Shades of Pink’ may even give a second flush of blooms following summer rains.

Common Name: ‘Shades of Pink’ Creeping Phlox

Botanical Name: Phlox grayi

Zones: 5-8

Sun: Full sun, afternoon shade

Flowers: Pale to dark pink flowers bloom in the late spring

Size: 3 inches tall and 12-15 inch spread

Origins: Native to northern Arizona and does quite well in the western United States

Growing ‘Shades of Pink’: An easy to care for plant, it prefers composted enriched, loamy soil in a sunny location. It looks stunning near rocks, rock ledges and contrasted with gravel walks and paths.

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