Phlox stolonifera

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Phlox stolonifera
 Creeping phlox, Moss phlox, Flowering moss, Ground pink, Moss pinks
Creeping Phlox Phlox stolonifera Flowers 3008px.jpg
Habit: herbaceous
Height:  ?
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Water:  ?
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Phlox stolonifera, Sims (P. reptans, Michx.). Low and weak, the flowering sts. reaching 6-12 in., the sterile ones long and prostrate, the plant thinly glandular- hairy: lvs. short-ovate or obovate, more or less obtuse: fls. few in each cyme, purple or violet, the lobes mostly entire, the calyx-lobes narrow and subulate. Pa. and Ky. to Ga., mostly in the upper regions. B.M. 563. Var. verna, Hort. (P. verna, Hort.), has rose-colored fls. with dark purple throat; a garden form. CH

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