Creeping phlox (Phlox subulata) produces a colorful spring carpet of soft pastel hues.Little expert knowledge is needed on how to plant and care for creeping phlox. Growing creeping phlox over a rockery or in tough soil conditions provides a nearly carefree ground cover or cascading plant.
Creeping phlox is a familiar spring-blooming creeping plant that is frequently seen in rock gardens, growing from crevices in stone walls, or planted as a ground cover to blanket areas of the ground. Surely the best feature of creeping phlox is its flower production.
Creeping phlox (Phlox subulata) is a charming, demure woodland plant, happy to blend into the background in a dense, green carpet until the colorful pink, purple and lavender blooms burst out in spring. Creeping phlox is especially effective along the edge of a flower bed, or on a rocky hillside. Plant creeping phlox ...
Phlox is a genus best known for garden perennials, but it includes showy, long-blooming annuals worth growing. Newer varieties produce even more flowers and tolerate summer heat. Provide average, well-drained soil and fertilize regularly. For more information on growing Phlox, click Growing Guide.
Phlox subulata 'scarlet Flame' (Creeping Phlox) is an incredibly eye-catching evergreen perennial with masses of vibrant scarlet-red flowers, which enthusiastically blanket the dark green, needle-like foliage in mid to late spring.
“Emerald Blue” creeping phlox (Phlox subulata “Emerald Blue”) greets each growing season with profusions of lavender star-shaped blooms in April or May. While the pretty plant only grows ...
Phlox subulata 'scarlet Flame' (Creeping Phlox) is an incredibly eye-catching evergreen perennial with masses of vibrant scarlet-red flowers, which enthusiastically blanket the dark green, needle-like foliage in mid to late spring.Strong and vigorous, it forms a lovely cushion and adds splashes of color for about 3-4 weeks.
Phlox subulata 'Apple Blossom'. Moss phlox is a dense ground cover blanketed with notch-petaled flowers in April and May. Blooms can be muddy hot pink, bright rose, and magenta, while other cultivars include white, soft lavender-blue, clear pale pink to deep pink, clear scarlet, and lavender, some with a darker or lighter eye.
A perennial ground cover, creeping phlox (Phlox subulata) spreads to display a thick blanket of blooms in vibrant shades of pink, lavender, red, white or bluish-purple every spring. Creeping phlox ...
Caring for Your Phlox Common Name(s): Garden Phlox, Tall Phlox. Description: With its aromatic, bright, and showy long-lasting flower clusters Phlox paniculata has become a staple in today's landscapes. Garden phlox is one of the most recognizable and widely grown perennials.