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Blue Emerald Creeping Phlox

Fast Spreading Ground Cover

Forms a mat of semi-evergreen foliage 4-6 in. high. Blooms steadily in early to mid spring. Lavender blue flowers make a big color impact. Thrives even in poor soils. 2 plants cover 3 sq. ft. Bareroot. Zones 3-9. 

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  • Botanical Name: Phlox subulata 'Phlox, 'Blue Emerald'; Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)
  • Height: 4 - 6 inches.
  • Spacing: 12 - 18 inches.
  • Depth: 1/2 inches.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun
  • Color: Light lavender-blue blossoms.
  • Foliage: Needle-like semi-evergreen foliage.
  • Blooms: Early to mid Spring.
  • Zone: 4 - 9
  • Form: Perennial. Prostrate mound.
  • Flower Form: Small starry, five-pointed flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained gritty soil, likes slightly alkaline soil.
  • Growth Rate: Rapid growth rate to 12 inches.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Size: 1/2 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Water weekly first season and during prolonged hot, dry periods in subsequent years. Mix peat moss, compost or well-rotted cattle manure deeply into the soil. Cut back the plant after flowering to encourage dense growth. Good for rock gardens or borders. Excellent Spring color. May experience some browning during winter if in a windy, frosty location. In very cold areas plants may die back.

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