Common Name: Creeping Phlox
Height: 4-6 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
Flower Color: Pink 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
"Red Wing" has striking pinkish-crimson flowers with a dark red center which blanket the foliage in late spring. It makes a tremendous color impact which can be seen from quite a distance.
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.