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PlantFiles: Creeping Phlox, Moss Phlox
Phlox subulata 'Red Wings'

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

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Category:
Groundcovers
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
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:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Red

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive themikeman On Apr 10, 2011, themikeman from Concord, NC (Zone 7a) wrote:

Very Beautiful Deep Pink creeping phlox with a Dark Pink red center. i bought mine at Lowes. they are very beautiful and hardy. my favorite two varieties of creeping phlox were emerald blue and fort knox..but i think by next year when these spread they are going to but my fort hill's to shame..peace..mike.

Regional...

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

Dracut, Massachusetts
Polson, Montana
Concord, North Carolina
Knoxville, Tennessee
Coppell, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Kinnear, Wyoming
Riverton, Wyoming



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