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Phlox subulata 'Purple Beauty'

Purple Creeping Phlox

Phlox subulata is a low growing, carpet-like spreader with a mossy appearance.  Leaves linear and sharply pointed.  Phlox subulata 'Purple Beauty' is covered in Spring with puple flowers for 2-4 weeks.  Can be pruned after blooming to keep it low and neat.  Phlox subulata adapts to a wide range of soil conditions.  Tolerates drought once established.  Recommended in small and large plantings as a ground cover, for erosions control, slopes, mass planting and borders.  Works well in rock gardens and creeping over retaining walls.  Mature Height 4"-6"

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  • Full Sun
  • Blooms early Spring
  • Low spreading mossy like carpet
  • Adapts to wide range of soils
  • Creeps over rocks or retaining walls
  • Height: 4-6 Inches
  • Spread: 10-12 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Attributes
Mass Planting
Evergreen
Spring Bloomer
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Low Maintenance
Ground Cover
Erosion Control
Rock Garden
Drought Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Trailing
Creeping
Soil Moisture
Well Drained Soil
Average Water
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