- USDA Hardiness Zones 3-8
- Height 6-8 Inches Tall
- Spread 18-22 Inches Wide
- Light Requirement is Full Sun
Whether you plant Rose Sprite Phlox as a ground cover or in a container, be sure to place this pretty plant in a spot where you can enjoy its fragrance. That will be easy, since this phlox can grow and bloom in full sun or light shade. In mid- to late spring, delicate pink flowers appear to attract early bees and butterflies to your garden. The blossoms can last up to six weeks and have a delicate, sweet fragrance you're sure to notice when you pass by.
Rose Sprite Phlox flowers appear above thin, light green foliage that mounds in the middle. The pink blooms have a tiny white halo in the center, making them even more attractive to the eye. Plant a group of Rose Sprite Phlox plants in a garden bed or along a border for a mass of spring color. All phlox hybrids are great plants for low-growing mass plantings for a big, dramatic color effect each spring. Rose Sprite also is a pretty container plant that grows only to about 8 inches tall, leaving room for summer bloomers behind its attractive foliage.
Rose Sprite Phlox Care
Hybrid phlox plants are long-lived perennials in most zones, and your Rose Sprite will be winter and summer hardy in zones 3 through 8. If your area is on the hotter side of these zones, be sure to give your phlox a little shade each day. Rose Sprite Phlox needs regular watering and is easy to maintain. You don't have to deadhead the plants, but shearing off faded flowers after they begin to dry might result in a second flush of blooms.
Rose Sprite Phlox Spacing
Rose Sprite Phlox grows to a mature size of about 20 inches around. It will spread a little, but does not spread aggressively, so plant your phlox about 18 to 22 inches apart (closer to 18 inches for a mass planting and closer to 22 if you want to see the shape of each little mounded plant).
Rose Sprite Phlox Plant Facts
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-8|
|Flower Color(s): Pink|
|Bloom Period: Late Spring|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Light Exposure: Sun|
|Height Class: Short|
|Height: 6-8 Inches|
|Spread: 18-22 Inches|
|Spacing: 18-22 Inches|
|Drought Tolerant: No|
|Attracts: Hummingbirds & Butterflies|
|Features: Fragrant Flower|
|Scientific Name: Rose Sprite Phlox hybrid USPPAF|
|Common Name: Rose Sprite Phlox|
|Other Name(s): Hybrid Spring Phlox|
|Brand: Proven Winners|
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Winter to Early Spring
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Fall into Winter
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.