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Pink Emerald Creeping Phlox
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Pink Emerald Creeping Phlox

A Ground-Covering Blanket of Color

It's easy to see why generations of gardeners love creeping phlox. This perennial ground cover makes a big impact when it blooms in the springtime. Pink Emerald forms a blanket of rose-pink color when it blooms. Whether planted en masse or with another color of creeping phlox, it'll delight in rock gardens, edging walkways or spilling over walls. It forms a mat of semi-evergreen foliage that grows 4-6 in. tall. Thrives in poor soils. 2 plants cover 3 sq. ft. Grows best when planted in full sun to partial shade. Zones 4-9.
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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.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2020 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
4B 5/4/20 - 6/5/20
5A 3/30/20 - 6/5/20
5B 3/16/20 - 6/5/20
6A 3/9/20 - 6/5/20
6B 3/2/20 - 6/5/20
7A 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
7B 2/24/20 - 6/5/20
8A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
9A & B 2/17/20 - 5/15/20
10A & B 2/10/20 - 5/15/20
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/1/20
8A-10B: 5/11/20

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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