Phlox, Creeping Blue


 Description: Fast-growing plants 4 to 6 inches tall are a blanket of lavender-blue blooms in spring and spread up to 30 inches across. Moss-like foliage stays attractive, making them ideal for low borders, banks, rock gardens and stone walls. Grow in average, well-drained soil.

Common Name: Creeping Blue Phlox

Scientific Name: Phlox subulata

Type: Perennial

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 4-6'"height, 12-24" spread

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Period: Mid - Late Spring

Landscape Use: Rock Garden, Ground Cover, Edging

Soil: Moist

Zone: 3 - 9

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Yarrow, Happy Returns Daylily, Dianthus, Speedwell, Coreopsis, Autumn Joy Sedum, Coneflower



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