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Week 6 – February 08, 2023

Plant Information

Phlox subulata Scarlet Flame

  • Phlox subulata Scarlet Flame - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Phlox subulata

Common Name: Moss Phlox

Hardiness Zone: 3a - 8b

Hardiness Degree: -40°F (-40.0°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring

Plant Habit: Spreading

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Winter Interest (regional), Fragrant Flowers, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)

Height: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Width: 30 - 36" (76 - 91cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: Red, star-shaped flowers over creeping, needlelike, evergreen foliage.
Excellent evergreen ground cover for banks, rock gardens, along walkways, at garden’s edge or cascading over stone walls.

Grower Information:

Rosy-red, star-shaped flowers over creeping, needle-like, evergreen foliage.

'Scarlet Flame'