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Phlox douglasii

To swap with Paul H.

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Small cutting.

Pot Size
0.1 litres

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Plant Finder: about Phlox douglasii

Common names

Alpine phlox


Phlox douglasii (Alpine phlox). This is an evergreen perennial, It will produce white, lavender-blue or pink flowers.


They will grow easily in temperate climates, though they will need a lot of water to help there growth. Give them fertile soil that drains well but remains moist and a sunny or partial-shaded location. You can propagate from seed or cuttings or by division.

Interest and use

Ground cover, walls, rock garden, borders Spring/Summer interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Phlox douglasii | Derby, DE3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilFertile
  • Soil pH5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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    I'd like to swap with local people and I'm particularly interested in obtaining small colourful alpine plants, but I'm happy to consider anything which I don't already have in my garden. I could swap (subject to availability), various sempervivums, saxifrage, grasses and some perennials.

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