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Creeping Phlox - 100 Plugs Cell Trays $449.99

Creeping Phlox - 100 Plugs Cell Trays $449.99

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Creeping Phlox

Creeping Phlox, scientifically known as Phlox subulata, is a charming and popular flowering plant that belongs to the Polemoniaceae family. This perennial ground cover is native to the eastern United States and is celebrated for its vibrant, carpet-like growth and profusion of small, five-petaled flowers.

It is renowned for its low-growing, mat-forming habit. It usually gets a height of 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm) and spreads outwards to form a dense, evergreen mat of foliage. The needle-like, linear leaves are usually bright green and remain on the plant year-round. The flowers appear in spring, often in shades of pink, purple, blue, or white, creating a stunning visual display.

It is primarily admired for its springtime blooms, usually from late March to early May. The flowers are star-shaped and cover the entire plant, creating a carpet of color.

Creeping Phlox Is A Hardy Perennial

This hardy perennial thrives in well-drained, slightly acidic to neutral soil. It prefers full sun to light shade, making it an excellent choice for rock gardens, slopes, or as ground cover beneath taller plants. It is also drought-tolerant once established, making it relatively low-maintenance.

You can propagate creeping phlox through division or by bearing softwood cuttings in late spring or early summer. Division is typically done in the fall or early spring when the plant is not actively flowering.

Consider pruning or deadheading spent flowers after the blooming period to encourage dense growth and a profusion of blooms. This can assist the plant in redirecting its energy into producing new foliage and preparing for the following year's display.

It is a favorite choice for ground cover because it creates a lush, colorful carpet. It can cascade beautifully over rocks and walls, adding a hint of grace to any garden or landscape.

Creeping phlox is a delightful perennial plant known for its low, spreading growth, evergreen foliage, and springtime bursts of colorful blooms. It's a versatile and hardy addition to gardens, rockeries, and landscapes, providing beauty and charm while requiring relatively little maintenance. Whether you're looking to cover bare ground, decorate a rock garden, or add a pop of color to your landscape, it is an excellent choice.

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Leon Yang
all alive and planted

arrived in good condition and all alive. looking forward to order more from this company.

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Carolyn Zbytovsky
Awesome company and product!

Received the Creeping Phlox is a timely manner, very well packaged, in perfect condition and ready to plant. All the plants are doing great a couple weeks later and headed back to order more. Thanks for the great service!!

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Lorena Morris

Creeping Phlox

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Frank DiTraglia
Purple Phlox

It came in the mail and it was fresh and alive. I am thank for the good survice.