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Phlox stolonifera 'Weesie Smith'
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Phlox stolonifera 'Weesie Smith'

Weesie Smith Creeping Phlox

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Item #: 8635

Zones: 3a to 8b

Dormancy: Evergreen

Height: 10" tall

Culture: Part Sun to Light Shade

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


$17.00
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We've grown quite a few selections of our native Phlox stolonifera, but none can compare with the vigor and foliage density of this selection we named Phlox 'Weesie Smith'. Our clump has spread to 8' in 3 years, forming a ground-hugging mat of thin, surface-lying stems clothed in small, spoon-like leaves. The mats are topped, starting in early April, with 10" spikes of hummingbird-friendly, lavender-pink flowers...absolutely superb. This phlox comes from the garden of Alabama's first lady of wildflowers, the late Weesie Smith, thanks to her friend and wildflower compatriot, Jan Midgley.

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