Phlox Scarlet Flame

Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks
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Vibrant red flowers over creeping foliage
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.

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Plant Type Perennials

Species subulata

Height Short 4"

Spacing Plant 16-24" apart

Bloom Time Late Spring to Early Summer

Sun / Shade Full Sun

Zones 3-9

Soil Type Normal, Sandy

Water Needs Low

Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
  • Evergreen
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Humidity Tolerant

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.