Common Name: Creeping Phlox Phlox Sub.Purple Beauty

Height: 4-6 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
Flower Color: Purple shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Hardiness Zone: 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Sun or Shade?: Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)
Wet or dry?: Low water needs  Average water needs
Need critter resistant plants?:  Attracts butterflies
How fast should it grow?: Medium
When should it bloom?:  Late spring
How's your soil?:  Average Soil  Fertile Soil
Sweet or Sour Soil?: Acidic Soil (pH < 7.0)  Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
What's your garden style?:  Cottage Rock Garden Rain Garden Eclectic
 

This Creeping Phlox is a real beauty, with a similar garden performance as the popular ‘Blue Emerald’ but in a darker purple hue. True purple flowers cover the vigorously spreading foliage in late spring. A must-have groundcover for your spring garden.

Creeping phlox is a low-growing species which forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 6 inches. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.

Intro Year: 2015

Origin: Native Cultivar