Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Phlox, creeping

  • Scientific name
    Phlox subulata
  • Height
    3 to 5 inches
  • Bloom period
    April to May
  • Color
    Pink, lavender, white
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Well drained
  • Soil
    Sandy loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Also called ground pink or thrift. Tolerates poor soil.