Moss Phlox

Phlox Subulata
Phlox subulata Blue Emerald

Zone: 2 to 9


Bloom Time: Spring

Height: 6″

Creeping phlox is an easy-to-grow perennial that makes a wonderful, blue ground cover.

In the spring, it is covered in blooms, and the plant is dense enough to discourage most weeds.

Phlox subulata with blue flowers
Phlox subulata with blue flowers

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Give it a trim in the summer after it has finished blooming to encourage even more blooms the following year.

This post was originally published on June 28, 2020 but was updated with new content on June 18, 2022.