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Atlanta Botanical Gardens Spring 2012

Becky Harris
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holjeske wrote:
Will Creeping Phlox grow in shady areas? - My front yard is in need of help and the sloping area near the road would be enhanced by any ground cover, but I wondered if Phlox would grow there, since it gets no direct sunlight.
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The creeping phlox pictured here, Phlox subulata, needs plenty of sun to thrive so I wouldn't recommend it where it gets no direct sunlight. Instead, you might want to try phlox stolonifera, or Woodland Creeping Phlox. It has a somewhat similar low creeping habit, and in spring it gets smothered in small flowers held up on 6" - 8" stems in the color range of blues, pinks, or white. Woodland Creeping Phlox also has different cultural requirements, preferring moist, humus-rich soil and partial to mostly shade.
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