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Phlox subulata cv. ‘Candy Stripe’

 

Phlox

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyPolemoniaceaePhlox, Jabob’s-ladder
GenusPhloxGreek φλόξ, means “flame”
SpeciessubulataMeans “tapering to a point” (the leaves)
Cultivar‘Candy Stripe’Striped pink flowers

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Phlox subulata cv. ‘Candy Stripe’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 26 May 2010.

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Phlox subulata (Phlox)

5/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 14 × 12" (35 × 29 cm)

Range: Zones 3-8:

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