showy display of bright rosy-red flowers and has a medium-fast growth rate. Clip plants lightly immediately after blooming to encourage a dense habit. Wonderful in the sunny rock garden, for edging, or in mixed containers.
Creeping phlox is a low-growing species which forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 6 inches. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.
Scientific Name: Phlox subulate
Common Name: Creeping Phlox
Hardiness Degree: -50°F (-45.6°C)
Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded
Characteristics: Heat Tolerant
Fertilize: None or when needed only
Spacing: 18 – 24″ (46 – 61cm)
Height: 4 – 6″ (10 – 15cm)
Width: 8 – 12″ (20 – 30cm)