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botanical name:
Phlox stolonifera 'Mary Belle Frey'
Phlox stolonifera 'Mary Belle Frey' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Creeping Phlox
family:  Polemoniaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
description:
Mat-forming, spreading stoloniferous perennial with obovate deep green leaves. Open cymes of pink flowers, on upright stems in early summer.

cultivation:
Fertile, humus rich, moist but well drained soil in partial shade.

propagation:
By softwood cuttings or detaching rooted trailing stems.

usage:
Useful ground cover in shady spots or light woodland.

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