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Phlox subulata

Creeping Phlox

Moss Phlox
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Phlox subulata
Principal Common Name Creeping Phlox
Common Name(s) MOSS PHLOX
Description Phlox subulata is a popular flowering groundcover in many different colors. It grows to 4 to 6 inches high and 1-3 feet wide and it forms a thick mat. Can tolerate drought, deer and salt.
General Comments
Nativity Native to U.S.
Height Range 4 - 6 IN
Spread Range 1 - 3 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Fine
Form Groundcover
Flower Color Blue : Pink : Purple : Red : White
Flower Time Mar : Apr : May : Spring
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Loam : Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Butterflies : Evergreen : Fire Resistant : Flower : Fragrance : Seaside tolerant

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