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Red Creeping Phlox

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The Phlox 'Creeping Red', Phlox subulata 'Red', makes a carpet of color with its evergreen foliage, red flowers; providing year round beauty and cover. 'Creeping Red' plants are smothered with a mass of red flowers throughout April and May.

This carefree wonder quickly blankets even tough problem areas as it shows off its dense green foliage and thousands of beautiful red flowers. Plant 8-12" apart, and for a strong healthy plant, make sure to place in a cool area, slightly shaded, and provide humus moist soil. A feeding of compost in the spring is all this plant requires in the way of food. Prune after flowering or late summer to create a healthier plant.

'Creeping Red' phlox is a good plant to use with your spring flowering bulbs such as Tulips and Daffodils. This phlox is often used as a ground cover, an edging plant or for planting in cracks and walls; good for naturalizing an area and an excellent plant for a rock garden.

This phlox will become a staple in your perennial border since perennial phlox have become the backbone of summer perennials for many gardeners. 'Creeping Red' is low maintenance, has rich colored foliage, year round color, red flowers, and is mildew resistant.

Order more than one of these charming red flowering plants for a wonderful carpet of beautiful red color. 'Creeping Red' will give you fragrant flowers, is mildew resistant, and it is one of the easiest perennials to grow…just a few reasons you must plant this phlox.

* Evergreen foliage
* Hardy
* Year round beauty


Plant Facts

Family Phlox subulata 'Red'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 2-6 inches
Mature Spread 12-18 inches
Soil Dry, normal
Zones 4-6
Mature Form Mounded
Growth Rate Medium
Sun Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color Red

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