Creeping Phlox, Moss Phlox
Phlox subulata 'Coral Eye'

Family: Polemoniaceae (po-le-moh-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phlox (floks) (Info)
Species: subulata (sub-yoo-LAH-tuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Coral Eye

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

By simple layering

By stooling or mound layering

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Macy, Indiana

Iowa City, Iowa

Albertville, Minnesota

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 19, 2013, absinthe27 from Albertville, MN (Zone 4b) wrote:

Evergreen in my zone 4 garden; one of the first flowers to bloom in spring.

Positive

On Feb 14, 2006, TBGDN from (Zone 5a) wrote:

A good plant for rock gardens and spots where other larger plants are not wanted. Forms 'mats' of evergreen foliage which spread up 18-20" across. Quite showy and very attractive. Blooms form a mass of color; especially nice when contrasted with other varieties in the subulatas. A varied assortment of colors and patterns are now commercially available.