- Creeping Phlox grows about six inches tall and will cover a spread about twenty inches. It is an evergreen perennial that will form a mat or a hairy looking cushion. The flowers will bloom a rose, mauve, blue, white, and pink, and this will happen in
Creeping Phlox - Phlox Subulata
Creeping Phlox needs full sun and moist soil. Other names are moss phlox, moss pink, and mountain phlox. Creeping Phlox grows about six inches tall and will cover a spread about twenty inches. Creeping Phlox is an evergreen perennial that will form a mat or a hairy looking cushion. Linear leaves and has five small petals and the flowers will bloom a rose, mauve, blue, white, and pink, and this will happen in the late spring to early summer. The evergreen plant will remain attractive throughout the winter. It looks great grown around the home or countryside.
The Creeping Phlox is native to the Appalachian mountains. Other varieties of the plant also grow in the central US. It is a perennial and grows horizontally using stolons, which are connecting stems that grow under the surface of the soil or just above it. USDA Climate Zone: four through nine Height: three to four feet Soil: Moist Rich Soil Sun: Partial Shade The creeping phlox is a beautiful flowering shrub that looks great in gardens and landscaping. The flowers on Creeping Phlox are pale purple, white, or pink, The leaves of this plant are ovate. The leaves on the stolons are larger (3.5cm) than the shorter (2.5cm) leaves which are present on the stalks of this plant. It is perennial, meaning it will lose its leaves in the winter and will come back in the spring. A beautiful shrub and accessory for any of the zones Three through nine. Creeping phlox is a sturdy, low-maintenance plant that can camouflage an unsightly slope or other difficult areas in the landscape as it will climb between rocks or goes over walls. Creeping Phlox is a great addition to any homeowners home. Buy Creeping Phlox at our online nursery today!
Climate Zone: 3 to 9
Mature Height: 6 inches
Sunlight: full sun
Blooming: late spring to early summer
Soil Conditions: well drained
Ships As: Bareroot Plant