Phlox glaberirma 'Triple Play'

Triple Play Meadow Phlox: Patent PP 21329

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Phlox 'Triple Play' is a Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks selection of the US native (Wisconsin south to Florida) meadow phlox with amazing creamy white-edged leaves on a 1' tall x 2' wide clump. Phlox glaberrima prefers moist soils to match where it resides in nature, but in the garden it can survive extended periods of drought. 


More About Phlox glaberirma 'Triple Play'

  • groundcover
  • early bloomer

In late spring, the clumps are topped with stalks of hummingbird-friendly, pink-lavender flowers that rise just above the foliage...simply stunning.


Height:

4-6 in

Spread:

18-24 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Phlox glaberirma 'Triple Play' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
  • Container
  • Mass Plant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Specimen
  • Edging

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil
  • Average

Flower Color

  • Blue
  • Lavender

Habit

  • Clumping
  • Upright
  • Upright, rounded