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Phlox subulata Eye Shadow (Moss phlox)

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There are many selections of Moss Phlox, all of them forming a low mound or cushion of dark green needle-like leaves, smothered by tiny flowers in late spring. This vigorous selection features vibrant, rosy purple flowers with a dark purple eye. Exhibits excellent disease resistance. Clip plants lightly immediately after blooming to encourage a dense habit. Wonderful in the sunny rock garden, for edging, or in mixed containers. Clumps may be ripped apart and divided in early fall, after 3 to 4 years. Requires good drainage. Drought tolerant, once established.  

USDA Zone: 2-9

Sun Exposure 
  Full Sun

Soil Type 
  Normal or
  Sandy or

Soil pH 
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or

Soil Moisture 

Care Level 

Flower Colour 

Blooming Time 
  Early Summer

Foliage Color 
  Deep Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics 
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Deer Resistant

Flower Head Size 

   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches

   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches

Foot Traffic 

Growth Rate 

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