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Blue Emerald Carpet Phlox
- Light: Full Sun
- Size: #1 Root
- Zone: 3-9
- Bloom Time: Late spring
- Height: 4 - 6 inches
- Soil Requirement: Well-drained, light, (even slightly sandy) soil.
- Attract Bees
- SKU: 85696
- Availability: In Stock
For each offer ordered, get 3Create a cheerful display in your garden with the Blue Emerald Carpet Phlox. With small star shaped flowers in a lavender-blue hue, this Dutch-sourced ground cover will look right at home in rock gardens or anywhere you want to add colour to your landscape. Fast spreading perennials, phlox bloom in late spring, and their rosemary-like emerald foliage stays green year-round.
Phlox (Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald') do well in climate hardiness zones 3 to 9 and require spots where they'll receive full sun. Plant phlox in the spring for the best results, making sure the top of the plants are even with the soil level and spaced 12 to 18 inches apart. Phlox require well-drained soil, but they will also tolerate clay, sandy and loamy soil.
Forming a carpet-like mat, the 3- to 9-inch tall Blue Emerald carpet phlox makes a welcome addition to landscape borders and walkways. Plant the phlox with candytuft, irises or cushion spurge to add colour and variety to your garden. You can also plant them in meadows and fields, giving them plenty of space to spread. Create a fun and lively cottage garden or utilize the phlox for creeping over the walls of a rock garden. Add delightful contrast to your spring landscape with cheery Blue Emerald carpet phlox.
- Botanical Name Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald'
- Form Perennial, Groundcover
- Hardiness Zone 3-9
- Flowering Time Late spring
- Light Requirements Full Sun
- Flower Color Lavender-blue
- Flower Form Small starry, five-pointed flowers.
- Foliage Type Needle-like, semi-evergreen foliage.
- Growth Rate Medium
- Height/Habit 4 - 6 inches
- Spread 12 - 18 inches
- Planting Instructions Top of plant should be even with soil level and 12 - 18" apart
- Soil Requirements Well-drained, light, (even slightly sandy) soil.
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Cut back lightly immediately after blooming to encourage a dense habit.
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2019 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/12/19 - 11/1/19|
|7B-13B||8/19/19 - 11/11/19|
|Last Order Date||11/15/2019|
|ZONES||Fall Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-7AB||8/12/19 - 12/9/19|
|8AB-13AB||8/26/19 - 12/9/19|
|Last Order Date||12/13/2019|
|1AB-13B||9/15/19 - 11/29/19|
|Last Order Date||11/25/2019|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
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|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|