Phlox subulata Apple Blossom

Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks

$8.95 ea. (3+ discount) $8.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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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. 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.

Details

Item Code: PHAB
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 4"
Spacing: Plant 16-24" apart
Bloom Time: Early Spring to Mid-Spring
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Pink
Accent: Rose
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Rabbit Resistant

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.