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Garden Phlox - Phlox paniculata
Creeping Blue Phlox is scientifically referred to as Phlox Paniculata. It is ideal for planting in climate zones three through ten and can be around six inches in height and up to two feet wide when it reaches maturity. This is a hardy and versatile plant that can grow in numerous soil conditions. It will bloom during the spring and summer months of the year, and the flowers will be a spectacular shade of blue that may almost seem purple in different lights. This plant can help to bring butterflies, birds, and hummingbirds to the garden area with its bright coloration and fresh scent. This plant can even grow over rocks and other items in the landscape. This is a great plant to have in the garden because of its hardiness, but also because it is very easy to maintain. This plant does not require a great deal of attention and is a very easy growing variety. It is ideally right for those that are new to gardening as it requires little to no knowledge of plant care or maintenance. It is also a plant which means it will come back year after year in the garden and takes away the hassle of replanting each season. It works well as a ground cover and will brighten up an entire area in no time at all. Give this perennial a try in the garden and see how it can transform with its color, shape, and texture.