1990 Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year. 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. Blanketed in white florets with a yellow eye, Bruces White Phlox is an attractive shade grower, either alone or as a groundcover. The plants spread laterally along the ground with masses of carefree flowers on short erect stems.