Ronsdorfer Beauty Creeping Phlox

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The Ronsdorfer Beauty Creeping Phlox (Phlox sublata 'Ronsdorfer Beauty') is a super hardy, Creeping Phlox that becomes completely festooned in pinkish- lavender flowers from mid to late spring! Featuring heart-shaped petals and a darker pink ring around the eye of each tiny little blossom, the sheer number and clear pink hue add incredible beauty to your landscape!

Creeping Phlox is fragrant and attracts many bees and butterflies in search of a sweet treat. The dense mats of dark green grassy foliage add their color as greenery all summer and into autumn, blocking weeds and doubling as living mulch.

Ronsdorfer Beauty is a hardy and incredibly cold-tolerant perennial that handles growing zones 2 through 8, adapting to a mind-boggling range of climates and conditions. Waterwise once established and not often bothered by deer, these are low-growing and easy-care plants for widespread use throughout almost any landscape.

Planting and Application:

Ronsdorfer Beauty looks darling rambling around in front of larger shrubs and perennials as facer plants or spilling over garden sides as edging. Ideal groundcovers that spread to about 12-14 inches but only 4-6 inches high, it won’t interfere with other plant roots, only highlight and enliven the colors of your landscape! Plant around spring bulbs, providing summer shade for them once summers heat kicks in.

Creeping Phlox are perfect for rock gardens, before rock walls or softening the tops and tiers of retaining walls as mat-forming accents. They love hot, well-drained pathways or in mass plantings on hillsides where their roots do a fantastic job with erosion control. Their size and color make Ronsdorfer a lovely spiller in containers and planters!

  • Bright Pinkish-Purple Blossoms
  • Dense, Low-Growing Mats of Green Foliage
  • Fragrant & Attracts Pollinators
  • Very Cold Hardy & Adaptable
  • Groundcover, Edging, Spillers & Living Mulch

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Creeping Phlox love sunny and sandier soils for this plant to perform its peak. Provide consistent moisture at first but once established Phlox are water-wise and a bit drought tolerant, only needing water during times of severe drought. Mulch the site well and prune after flowering to remove spent blooms and clean up the mounds.

  • Full Sun
  • Well-Drained Soil & Moderate Fertility
  • Moderate Consistent Moisture - Low Once Established
  • Hardy Growing Zones 2-8
  • Prune/Deadhead After Flowering

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Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Ronsdorfer Beauty Creeping Phlox Is Suited to Grow in Zones 2-8
Growing Zones 2-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Phlox sublata 'Ronsdorfer Beauty'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 4 - 6 inches
Mature Spread 12 - 14 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink/Lavender
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes