Hardiness: USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F) USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 °C (-35 °F) USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F) USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F) USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
On Mar 22, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:
PHLOX SUBULATA- 'Scarlet Flame' Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks - Short 4" - Plant 16" to 24" apart. zone 3-9. Vibrant red flowers.
Spreads rapidly to cover any open sunny spot. In rich soil, as much as 2' across, completely covered with flowers in mid-spring. Evergreen needle-like foliage. Prefers sandy soil. Deer resistant, good for hot dry spots, groundcover, best selection for coldest areas (zones 3 & 4), best selection for Gulf states: Zones 8,9, & 10.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Kinsey, Alabama Meridianville, Alabama Fresno, California Albany, Georgia Cordele, Georgia Norcross, Georgia Washington, Illinois Wheaton, Illinois Rocky Ripple, Indiana Roslindale, Massachusetts Batesville, Mississippi Raleigh, North Carolina Ashley, Pennsylvania East Norriton, Pennsylvania North Augusta, South Carolina Knoxville, Tennessee Toone, Tennessee West Valley City, Utah Callands, Virginia