Creeping Phlox Plants
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creeping phlox , is mulch bad around it?

Zone 01453 | eculley3 added on July 22, 2018 | Answered

does spreading woody mulch around creeping phlox prevent spreading?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 24, 2018

Mulch only lightly (1 or 2 inches), keeping the plants damp and especially removing weeds so they don't spread along with the ground cover. Once you've helped the ground cover fill in, you'll have less and less weeding to do (maybe even none at some point) and no more mulch to add.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/groundcover/creeping-phlox/creeping-phlox-planting.htm

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