Phlox subulata Eye Shadow

Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

Fall 2022

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Plant Code: PHES

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The daring rosy-purple flowers with sparkling dark purple eyes sport an ‘Eye Shadow’ trend that won’t go out of style. The carpet of foliage is concealed in spring by the vibrant flowers. The spring flowers of Phlox Eye Shadow is a welcome sight to gardeners, but even more so for hibernating and returning pollinators that are becoming more active with the warmer temperatures.

Creeping Phlox are a classic harbinger of spring. They will cascade beautifully over a rock wall or down a slope. With their mid-spring blooms, they pair nicely with flowering bulbs like Tulips, Daffodils and Hyacinths.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 4-6"
Spacing: Plant 18-20" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Purple
Accent: Rose
Patent: Pending
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. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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.