Phlox

You will know spring has sprung when you see a creeping phlox (Phlox subulata) trailing over curbsides. A homeowner favorite, this low growing perennial usually forming mats of color up to 6 inches in height. It likes to be grown in full sun areas, has evergreen foliage and flowers that range in color from whites, pinks and lavender blues.

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  • Used to create carpets of color in rock gardens, banks, curbsides, and sunny walkways
  • Purchase in the spring to ensure they will get the right color 
  • Although it’s fine to plant in the spring, the fall season is also a great time to plant creeping phlox
  • 6 inches in height
  • Full sun areas
  • Provide regular water
  • Cut back 50% after blooming to encourage another blooming cycle