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Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripe'

Candy Stripe' Creeping Phlox

Candy Stripe' Creeping Phlox

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Partial shade

Rusticity

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Bloom time

  • May
  • June

  • Evergreen
  • Slow growth
  • Spring flowering
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Ground-cover

Ground cover phlox with light purple and starry flowers, ideal for rock gardens and borders. Evergreen foliage and slow growth.

Plant details

Dimensions

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Spacing
18 - 24 in.
Spread
12 - 24 in.
Height
4 - 6 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Ground cover
  • Spreading

Flowering colours:

  • Pink streaked white

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Low
  • moderate watering

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Remove faded flowers after flowering. Cut back in the fall to about 10cm from the ground

Soil requirement:

  • Well-drained soil
  • Average

Features

Resistance:

  • White-tailed deer
  • Drought

Attract:

  • Butterflies
  • Pollinators

Use:

  • Border
  • Clumps
  • Flowerbeds
  • Isolated
  • Open ground
  • Slope
  • Rockery
  • Ground cover

Attribute:

  • Spectacular flowers
  • Fragrant
  • Early

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