Phlox subulata ‘Eye Candy’

(Eye Candy Creeping Phlox)


$8.99


Hardiness Zones:

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

Quick Overview:

Creeping Phlox are a classic harbinger of spring, exploding with color as a sign that the final days of winter are past. ‘Eye Candy’ forms a mound of bright green, needle-like foliage that is totally covered in light lavender pink flowers with a dark wine purple eye

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

Eye Candy Creeping Phlox

Botanical Name

Phlox subulata 'Eye Candy'

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

4 to 6"

Width

2 to 4'

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

early spring

Flower Color

Pink with darker blotch

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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