Phlox subulata ‘Blue Emerald’

(Blue Emerald Creeping Phlox)


$7.99


Hardiness Zones:

 3a  3b  4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b

Quick Overview:

‘Blue Emerald’ has delicate lavender blue flowers which blanket the foliage in late spring. It creates a subtle swathe of color when in bloom.

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

Description

Phlox subulata performs well in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers neutral to alkaline soils. Thrives in gritty, sandy loams. Superior soil drainage is the key to growing this plant well. Good heat and drought tolerance.  Shear back after flowering to promote denser plants.

Additional information

Common Name

Blue Emerald Creeping Phlox

Botanical Name

Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald'

Container/Amount

1 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

0.5'

Width

2 to 4'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

early spring

Flower Color

lavender blue

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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