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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) ?


$16.00
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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 3-year-old clump has spread to 8', forming a ground-hugging mat of thin, surface-lying stems clothed in small, coke 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...Weesie Smith, thanks to her friend and wildflower compatriot, Jan Midgley.