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Creeping Phlox

Bright Flowered, Fast Spreading


Forms a mat of semi-evergreen foliage 4-6 in. high. Blooms steadily in early to mid spring. Thrives even in poor soils. 2 plants cover 3 sq. ft. Bareroot. Zones 3-9. No. 1 bareroot.

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  • Botanical Name: Phlox subulata 'Pink Emerald'; Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family).
  • Height: 4 - 6 inches
  • Spacing: 12 - 18 inches.
  • Depth: Plant with the stems of the plant 1/2 inch below the soil surface.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Color: Uniform rose-pink blossoms.
  • Foliage: Semi-evergreen, needle-like foliage.
  • Blooms: Early to mid-Spring.
  • Zone: 4 - 9
  • Form: Perennial. Prostrate mound.
  • Flower Form: Shear plants halfway back after flowering to encourage dense growth.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, gritty soil. Likes slightly alkaline soli.
  • Growth Rate: Rapid growth rate to 12 inches.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Size: 1/2 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Water weekly first season and during long prolonged hot, dry periods in subsequent years. Mix peat moss, compost, or well-rotted manure deeply into the soil. Cut the plant back after flowering to encourage dense growth. Good for rock gardens or borders. Excellent Spring color. Also called Moss Pink or Ground Pink. May experience some browning during Winter if in a windy, frosty location. In very cold areas, plants may die back.

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