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Phlox Subulata - Creeping Phlox - 100 Cell Plugs $289.99

Phlox Subulata - Creeping Phlox - 100 Cell Plugs $289.99

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Phlox Subulata - Creeping Phlox

 

Phlox subulata, commonly known as creeping phlox or moss phlox, is a low-growing perennial plant native to North America. This beautiful and hardy ground cover is a favorite among gardeners for its stunning carpet-like display of colorful flowers and its ability to thrive in various garden settings.

They typically reach only 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 cm) and spread horizontally to form a dense mat of evergreen foliage. The leaves are small and needle-like and remain green throughout the year, providing an attractive ground cover even when the plant is not blooming.

One of their most striking features is its profusion of star-shaped flowers that appear in spring. These flowers come in various vibrant colors, including pink, purple, blue, and white, creating a carpet of color that can be pretty breathtaking. The bloom can last several weeks, making it a standout in early spring gardens.

 

Phlox Subulata - Creeping Phlox Is A Very Versatile Plant

 

The phlox is a versatile plant that can thrive in various garden conditions. It likes full sun to partisan shade and well-drained soil. It is drought-tolerant once established, making it a suitable choice for xeriscaping or rock gardens. This plant is also relatively low-maintenance and requires minimal pruning or deadheading.

Gardeners often use them as a ground cover to prevent soil erosion on slopes or to fill in gaps between rocks in rock gardens. Its low spreading habit makes it an excellent choice for edging along pathways or flower borders.

In summary, Phlox subulata, or creeping phlox, is a charming and versatile perennial plant known for its vibrant springtime display of colorful flowers, evergreen foliage, and ability to thrive in various garden settings. Whether used as a ground cover, edging, or in rock gardens, this low-maintenance plant is a popular choice among garden enthusiasts for its beauty and adaptability.

 

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I'm so happy with the order I received. All plants looked perfect and I can't wait to see what they look like in the spring!