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Phlox subulata

EMERALD BLUE CREEPING PHLOX

Buy Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox online. Star-shaped blue blooms and dense evergreen foliage cover this spreading plant in April and May. Wonderful fragrance and extra ordinarily heavy bloom make this superb for low borders, slopes or tumbling over a wall in the landscape.

Height:

3-6 Inches

Spread:

18-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Blue
  • Light Blue
Growth Habit*
  • Prostrate Growing/Groundcover
  • Compact Growing
  • Dwarf/Small Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Well-Drained
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Groundcover
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Erosion Control
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Phlox is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

The Emerald series creeping phlox both pink and blue have unique dense dark green foliage, unlike most other varieties.