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Phlox Subulata 'Candy Stripe' Plant

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Phlox subulata Candy Stripe is a stunning groundcover that grows in zones 3-9. It's grown naturally and reaches a size of 4-6 inches.

Phlox Subulata 'Candy Stripe'

Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripe', also known as creeping phlox or moss phlox, is a beautiful and easy-to-grow perennial plant. It is native to North America, and is known for its low-growing habit, colorful flowers, and drought tolerance.

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Phlox Subulata 'Candy Stripe' plant

Candy Stripe is a compact cultivar of creeping phlox, growing to only about 4-6 inches tall and 12-24 inches wide. It has a mounding habit, and its leaves are small and needle-like. The leaves are a deep green color, and they turn a brilliant red in the fall.

The flowers of Candy Stripe are small and star-shaped, and they are borne in dense, clusters on long stalks. The flowers are a bright pink color with white stripes, and they bloom in the spring.

Candy Stripe is a hardy plant that can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions. It prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. It is also drought-tolerant once established.

Candy Stripe is a great choice for a variety of garden uses. It can be planted in borders, beds, rock gardens, or containers. It is also a good choice for ground cover.

Here are some additional tips for growing Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripe':

  • Plant in moist, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.
  • Water regularly, especially during hot weather.
  • Fertilize in the spring with a balanced fertilizer.
  • Deadhead spent blooms to encourage new growth.
  • Divide every 3-5 years to maintain vigor.

Candy Stripe is a low-maintenance plant that is easy to grow. It is a beautiful and versatile addition to any garden.

Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.

We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.

Please note that the plant will be shipped in its pot, securely fastened with multiple layers of clear tape to prevent any shifting or damage during transit. This ensures that the plant arrives to you with minimal damage, safely and securely. We have been employing this method for shipping plants for several years, occasionally using smaller pots for added safety and convenience during transit. It's important to understand that many plants enter a dormant state during the fall and winter months, resulting in the loss of most leaves and appearing dry or lifeless. This is a natural process, and come springtime, they will begin to regrow and thrive once again. Please be aware that due to regulations set by the Department of Agriculture, there are certain plants and sizes that we are unable to ship to California. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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