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Zone EX20 3RT | Anonymous added on August 27, 2018 | Answered

Can I plant out creeping Phlox now ie August.

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Answered on August 27, 2018

I would wait until the heat waves of summer are past. It needs full sun to bloom heavily which will be hard for a new transplant to take when temps are high. Make sure you gradually get it used to full sun. If you decide to put it out now, construct some shade for 3-5 days, longer if it struggles in full sun. Water when the soil is dry 1" deep. Make sure it doesn't dry out if fall is dry. It needs to be well-hydrated going into winter.

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