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Creeping Phlox

Botanical Name
Phlox subulata
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 9
Height
3 to 6 inches
Width
2 feet
Flowers
Early to mid spring: purples, reds, pinks, white, bi-color
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, drought tolerant
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 12 inches apart
  • Trimming back plants after bloom results in better foliage, reblooming, and no unwanted seedlings
  • Divide every three years in spring after flowering to improve vigor
Problems
None serious, mites in hot dry weather
Varieties
  • Candy Stripe - bi-color flowers
  • May Snow & White Delight - white flowers
  • Red Wings - red with dark eye

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