Phlox subulata Apple Blossom

Creeping Phlox

Type: Perennials,Groundcovers
Height: Short 4" (Plant 16-24" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Pink / Rose
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
Need a bold shot of color to herald spring's arrival? Creeping Phlox are an invaluable addition to any rock garden, foundation, or as an edger or groundcover. A new color in this indispensable spring flowering sun-loving border or garden plant. Phlox Apple Blossom provides an excellent display of pale pink. Star-shaped flowers blanket dense cushions of evergreen, needle-like foliage. Will cascade beautifully over a rock wall or down a slope.

Features to Note:

  • Evergreen
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Groundcovers
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • For a Sunny Spot
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Phlox General Information:

Phlox subulata are low-growing, showy plants suitable for cascading over walls or down a slope. Spreads rapidly to cover any open sunny spot. In rich soil, as much as 2' across, completely covered with flowers in mid-spring. Prefers sandy soil.

Phlox Plant Care:

No special care needed. Can be trimmed back after flowering to the low green foliage if lush new growth is needed. No need to prune in fall, clean-up winter damage in spring.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Fall 2014
Plant Code: PHAB