Creeping Phlox is part of the Phlox genus. Its scientific name is Phlox stolonifera. It is an ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Creeping Phlox is known for its ground covering habit and growing to a height of approximately 15.0 cm (5.85 inches). This plant tends to bloom in early spring.
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Fertilize in summer. Prune to control size.Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water very sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Creeping Phlox is thought of as very hardy, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions.
Plant in well-drained soil. Does not tolerate we conditions.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Creeping Phlox is a very hardy plant.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Creeping Phlox so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Creeping Phlox so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Creeping Phlox plants: