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Phlox 'Kelly's Eye' (Phlox 'Kelly's Eye')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.12m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phlox 'Kelly's Eye'

Other names

Phlox 'Kelly's Eye'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Kelly's Eye' _ P. 'Kelly's Eye' is a low-growing, evergreen perennial with light pink flowers with purplish centres in late spring and early summer.


Phlox 'Kelly's Eye' is: Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-pink, Purple in Spring; Purple, Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm Phlox eelworm

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Phlox 'Kelly's Eye' (Phlox 'Kelly's Eye') will reach a height of 0.12m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Phlox 'Kelly's Eye'

Other names

Phlox 'Kelly's Eye'

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

'Kelly's Eye' _ P. 'Kelly's Eye' is a low-growing, evergreen perennial with light pink flowers with purplish centres in late spring and early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink, Purple in Spring; Purple, Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phlox 'Kelly's Eye' (Phlox 'Kelly's Eye') will reach a height of 0.12m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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