Phlox subulata 'Purple Beauty'

Purple Beauty Creeping Phlox

$11.81 | 1 G | 59 Avail. | $11.81

1 G Weight: 25.0 lb



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Purple Beauty Creeping Phlox is a native low-growing evergreen perennial with dark green awl-shaped foliage.  The dense carpet of soft purple flowers with dark purple centers bloom in spring attracting butterflies.  Best flowering in full sun and rich, moist, well-drained soils.  Powdery mildew resistant and drought tolerant.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

 - 0.5'

Spread: 

1’ - 2’

Spacing: 

1.5’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Purple

Season of Interest:

Spring, Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Medium Maintenance. Water regularly and do not overcrowd.  Spider mites can be a problem in hot and dry climates.  Foliar nematode can be an issue in humid/wet conditions.  Cut back foliage after flowering to promote denser growth and stimulate possible rebloom.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, , Naturalized AreasRock GardensWildlife Garden, Native Garden, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Clematis, Beardtongue, Rose

Image: Photo by David J. Stang, Phlox subulata Purple Beauty 4zzCC BY-SA 4.0

 

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