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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
Mat-forming, spreading stoloniferous perennial with obovate deep green leaves. Open cymes of pink flowers, on upright stems in early summer.

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

By softwood cuttings or detaching rooted trailing stems.

Useful ground cover in shady spots or light woodland.

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