Phlox subulata Candystripe

Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 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. Delightful glowing flowers of pink with white bands blanket the evergreen needle-like foliage. This vibrant beauty is a beautiful complement any open sun-filled spot. Phlox Candy Stripe will cascade beautifully over a rock wall or down a slope. Blooming in mid-spring, it combines well near tulips and daffodils.

Details

Item Code: PHCS
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 4"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Pink
Accent: White
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.