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Creeping Phlox Blue Emerald

Blue Blooms through Spring

Great for ground cover, rock gardens and wall edging, Blue Emerald adds just the right pop of spring color to any landscape. Blooming early to mid-spring, 2 plants cover 3 sq. ft. of gardening space. Small, starry, 5-pointed flowers with needlelike semi-evergreen foliage thrive—even in poor soil! Expect a fast growth rate of about 6-8" per year. Plant in full sun. Perennial. Bareroot. Zones 3-9.
  • Zone 4 - 9.
  • Height 4 - 6 inches.
  • Light Required Full sun.

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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.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Color: Light lavender blue blossoms.
  • Foliage: Needle-like semi-evergreen foliage.
  • Blooms: Early to mid Spring.
  • 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.
  • Size: 1/2 inch.
  • 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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