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Phlox × ‘Violet Pinwheels’


Hybrid Groundcover Phlox

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.410.830


This is a hybrid groundcover Phlox from Chicagoland Grows that behaves similarly to a P. subulata. This selection from Chicagoland Grows, a cross between P. bifida and P. kelseyi ‘Lemhi Purple’, has masses of fragrant, rich violet-purple flowers with upturned petals over a low spreading mound of dark green foliage. Spreads to form a patch, easily divided in early autumn. Occasionally will rebloom through the summer and fall. Will usually tolerate full sun conditions in cool summer regions. Long blooming. USPP#25884: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Phlox × ‘Violet Pinwheels’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Edging
  Fragrant
  Massed
  Wild Flower
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium













Phlox × ‘Violet Pinwheels’


Hybrid Groundcover Phlox

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.410.830


This is a hybrid groundcover Phlox from Chicagoland Grows that behaves similarly to a P. subulata. This selection from Chicagoland Grows, a cross between P. bifida and P. kelseyi ‘Lemhi Purple’, has masses of fragrant, rich violet-purple flowers with upturned petals over a low spreading mound of dark green foliage. Spreads to form a patch, easily divided in early autumn. Occasionally will rebloom through the summer and fall. Will usually tolerate full sun conditions in cool summer regions. Long blooming. USPP#25884: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Phlox × ‘Violet Pinwheels’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Border
  Containers
  Edging
  Fragrant
  Massed
  Wild Flower
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium