Creeping Phlox
(Phlox stolonifera,)
(Phlox subulata)
Other Names
Phlox, Moss Phlox, Mountain Phlox, Flowering Moss.
Origins - E. USA.
Perennial (semi-evergreen).
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 5 - 9.
Bloom - Spring.
Up to 8 in (15 - 20 cm).
This native woodland plant, prefers acidic soils, and semi-shade, but will
also adapt to mildly alkaline soils and full sun. Easy care plant.
Propagation - By division.
Great woodland, and Alpine style, garden addition.
Creeping Phlox produces most attractive abundance of Spring bloom set against rich, dark green, moss-like, carpet of foliage. Blooms come in white, and all shades of pink, blue, and purple.
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