Plant a dazzling carpet of color! Beautiful masses of deep blue flowers top creeping stems and create an attractive groundcover or accent in a rock garden. Excellent bank cover. More heat tolerant than garden phlox. An herbaceous perennial.
Common Name: Emerald Blue Creeping Phoenix
Botanical Name: Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:FLOX su-bu-LA-ta
Plant type:Groundcover, Perennial
Growth habit:Mounding, Spreading
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 in. tall, forming a dense mat up to 3 ft. wide.
Special features:Attracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection, Pet Friendly, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Waterwise
Blooms:Spring into Summer
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Garden styleCottage, Rustic