A member of the Polemoniaceae botanical family, the Creeping Phlox is a semi-evergreen favorite of many landscaping professionals. It provides a uniquely colored ground cover that brings a sense of boldness to any area. This plant comprises creeping stems that can grow up to two feet long. Its needle-like foliage is a dark green color and is commonly referred to as being mossy.
Creeping Phlox Is a Perennial Groundcover
This herbaceous perennial has a sweet cannabis aroma in full bloom during summer and fall. Each of its flowers will have five flat petals and reach a maximum width of around one inch. Each flower will sport rounded lobes that have distinctive notches. Its flowers tend to grow in clusters. This plant offers a stunning sweep of bright colors that resemble a moss-like carpet. This is a very hardy and low-maintenance plant breed. It's salt, drought, and even deer resistant.
This attractive perennial is ideally suited for bordering fronts, draping rock walls, and providing erosion control for disturbed slopes. It isn't prone to any severe disease or pest infestation problems. Each mat of the Creeping Phlox will reach a height of between four and six inches tall. When in full bloom, this plant will attract various butterflies and bees.
With a moderate growth rate, this herbaceous plant can quickly add a field of vibrant color to any garden. Placing multiple color variations next to one another will provide a sea of varying colors for any landscape. This truly unique plant will grow out to drape over any surface and take root even between the cracks in a rock wall. It's very versatile and can tolerate all different types of growing conditions.
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.