Phlox subulata Scarlet Flame

Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 4" (Plant 16-24" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Red / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
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. Vibrant deepest pink/red flowers of Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox blanket the evergreen needle-like foliage. This eye-catching beauty is a charming addition to any open sunny spot. Will cascade beautifully over a rock wall or a slope creating a spectacular carpet of color. Blooming in mid-spring, it looks great when planted near spring bulbs.

Features to Note:

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

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.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: PHSF