Blue Creeping Phlox

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The Phlox 'Creeping Blue', Phlox subulata 'Blue', makes a carpet of color and evergreen foliage and provides year round beauty and cover.

'Creeping Blue' plants are covered with a mass of blue flowers during April and May. This carefree wonder quickly blankets even tough problem areas with dense green foliage and thousands of colorful blooms.

Plant 8-12" apart in any moist soil and in full sun to partial shade. 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 and to promote denser growth.

'Creeping Blue' is a good plant to use with your spring flowering bulbs such as Tulips and Daffodils.

It is often used as a ground cover, an edging plant or for planting in cracks and walls. It is also good for naturalizing an area.

It does prefer a well-drained soil, and clay water logged soils will lead to winter rotting.

* Excellent rock garden plant

* Use in pots and containers for spilling effect


Blue Creeping Phlox Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-6
Growing Zones 4-6
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Phlox subulata 'Blue'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 2-6 inches
Mature Spread 12-18 inches
Soil Type Dry, normal
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Blue