Today's bloom is Creeping Phlox 'Candy Stripe' (Phlox subulata)

Bloom of the Day for December 7th, 2012:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Groundcovers, Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 8b

Height: under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
Wonderful shot! I enjoy most everything with 'candy' being mentioned! LOL ..Creeping phlox puts on a great display for ground cover in Spring.

sunkissed wrote:
Oh nice and very fitting for the holidays. Would love a patch of that in my garden.