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Pink Emerald Creeping Phlox

A Ground-Covering Blanket of Color
A Ground-Covering Blanket of Color
  • SKU: 09023
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Pink Emerald Creeping Phlox

Description
It's easy to see why generations of gardeners love creeping phlox. This perennial ground cover makes a big impact when it blooms in the springtime. Pink Emerald forms a blanket of rose-pink color when it blooms. Whether planted en masse or with another color of creeping phlox, it'll delight in rock gardens, edging walkways or spilling over walls. It forms a mat of semi-evergreen foliage that grows 4-6 in. tall. Thrives in poor soils. 2 plants cover 3 sq. ft. Grows best when planted in full sun to partial shade. Zones 4-9.
Product Details
  • FormPerennial. Prostrate mound.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height4 - 6 inches
  • Spread18 - 24 inches.
  • Spacing12 - 18 inches.
  • Zones4 - 9
  • FoliageSemi-evergreen, needle-like foliage.
  • Flower FormShear plants halfway back after flowering to encourage dense growth.
  • ColorUniform rose-pink blossoms.
  • BloomsEarly to mid-Spring.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, gritty soil. Likes slightly alkaline soli.
  • Growth RateRapid growth rate to 12 inches.
  • PruningNone needed.
  • CommentsWater weekly first season and during long prolonged hot, dry periods in subsequent years. Mix peat moss, compost, or well-rotted manure deeply into the soil. Cut the plant back after flowering to encourage dense growth. Good for rock gardens or borders. Excellent Spring color. Also called Moss Pink or Ground Pink. May experience some browning during Winter if in a windy, frosty location. In very cold areas, plants may die back.
  • Botanical NamePhlox subulata 'Pink Emerald'; Family: Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family).
  • Size1/2 inch blossoms.
  • DepthPlant with the stems of the plant 1/2 inch below the soil surface.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 5/20/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

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Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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