Phlox subulata Spring® Hot Pink

Spring® Series

Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks

$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

Fall 2022

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Plant Code: PHHP

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Brilliant hot-pink starry flowers – have you heard the expression hot enough to scald a lizard? The starry flowers cover the evergreen foliage in late spring. Carefree for the novice or expert gardener. Plant on a slope or bank for a rewarding flash of color.

The blanket of color in late spring will turn heads of passersby. Phlox Spring™ Hot Pink forms lush mounds about 4-6” thick. With its uniform, dense flowering, every square inch of foliage will be covered in flowers.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 4-6"
Spacing: Plant 12" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower: Pink
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.