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376 Paoli Pike, Malvern, PA 19355
Phone: 610-644-2300

Heather's Helpful Hint

Learn About Creeping Phlox
April 18, 2013

April is the month each year that we carry creeping phlox in abundance. Also known as moss pinks or mountain pinks, this herbaceous perennial is easy to grow in full or partial sun and performs beautifully as a groundcover or rock garden plant. Hardy in zones three to nine, this short and sturdy plant stays evergreen in a mild winter and bounces back quickly even in regions where the weather dips well below freezing during the coldest season.

Creeping phlox need plenty of sun and should be planted in evenly moist but well drained soil which is organically rich. After they finish blooming, prune back the foliage. This pinching back will result in a denser and more attractive plant. If you wish to propagate your phlox, divide them immediately after they bloom and pay careful attention to watering until they become well established.

Visit us at Waterloo Gardens today where you will find a nice selection of this gardening favorite.

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Read about Main Line Gardens acquiring Waterloo Gardens!

Main Line Gardens is a family-owned business that was established in 1981. More than just a full service garden center and nursery for professional landscaping and hardscaping, Main Line Gardens is an architect of beautiful, functional outdoor living spaces that provide a lifetime of enjoyment. The company's first priority and foremost goal is establishing long-term relationships with its customers by offering exceptional service and the highest quality products. This philosophy has defined its success for over 25 years and will continue for decades to follow. Main Line Gardens' experienced and professional staff takes customers all the way from design through installation, involving them every step of the way in the creation of their own outdoor landscaping paradise. Customers can choose from a full selection of plants, trees, shrubs, mulch and stones from the onsite full service nursery.

Please note that Main Line Gardens is not able to honor Waterloo Gardens gift cards/certificates, item exchanges or returns, broken or damaged items, etc. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.