Pink Creeping Phlox
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Pink Creeping Phlox - Phlox Subulata
Creeping Phlox is a beautiful ground cover or cascading plant that erupts with tiny, star shaped flowers in early to mid-spring. It has 1 inch long, needle-like leaves with long spreading stems. Creeping Phlox grows best in zones 3-9 with moist, well-drained soil in full or partial sun. With a moderate growth speed, it will reach 4-6 inches high with a 2-foot spread.
A creeping phlox is a plant that has beautiful, small flowers. The flowers can be white, pink, or even a pale purple. If a garden is missing some color, these plants can easily be added in a small corner or covering a larger area of ground.
The creeping phlox is easy to grow the plant that covers the ground. It's a bit like moss, but much prettier. With the flowers measuring less than an inch across, many flowers can bloom in a single area without overcrowding the area with large blooms. This particular plant spreads like an ivy, with stems that creep out from the edges of the plant to bloom and repeat.
With this in mind, it's easy to see how a gardener would choose to plant this. The flowers help fill small spaces and can cover the most minor of areas without lacking the color of the larger area some plants cover. It also adds a size variant to any garden, giving a contrast to more massive blooms and flowers that are easy to take care of without a ton of extra work to keep it looking gorgeous.
Creeping Phlox is one of the many members of the Phlox family. Creeping Phlox is a low-lying and fast-spreading evergreen, making it ideal for use as a groundcover or filler. The Creeping Phlox is incredibly hardy against diseases and pests, making it an optimum garden selection no matter where you live. Creeping Phlox blooms from late spring through summer, and is particularly cold hardy when not in bloom. The Creeping Phlox has many different cultivars, each of which has distinct colors and blossom shapes.