Phlox subulata

Phlox subulata
Phlox subulata

Moss Pink
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Binomial:Phlox subulata
Family:Polemoniaceae
Type:ground cover

Phlox subulata [1] (Moss Phlox, Moss Pink, Mountain Phlox) is a perennial creeper growing to a height of 6 inches and covering a 20 inch wide area. The small, five-petaled flowers bloom in rose, mauve, blue, white, or pink in late spring to early summer.

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  • Requires full sun and well-drained soil.
  • Hardiness zones: USDA zone 3 to 9

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Phlox subulata at Germplasm Resources Information Network
  2. Phlox subulata at NC State University
  3. Phlox subulata at Ohio State University