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By Lydia

London, United Kingdom Gb

Would bulbs push up through creeping Phlox of would they get smothered?



they will push through, even small ones like crocus and snowdrops will. the problem happens when their foliage flops over onto the phlox and then the phlox gets 'smothered'. Which bulbs were you thinking off?

7 Jan, 2011


Bulbs have been known to lift stones up! Phlox will be no problem for them. In fact, any ground cover plants over bulbs are good for the bulbs as they absorb moisture in the soil during the dormant period.

7 Jan, 2011


well I've planted tulips in some of my beds so hopefully they will be ok. Thank you both.

7 Jan, 2011

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