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Phlox subulataPhlox subulata

Phlox subulata

Phlox subulata

moss phlox, moss-pink

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES, USFWS BES, RHW


Height: 0.5-0.5'
Flowers: Apr.-Jun.; rose, pink, white
Fruit: capsule
Fall color: evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: 5.7-7.5
Soil type: Clay
Loamy Sandy


rock crevices, ledges, dry soils

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD WV


Butterfly *


nice rock garden plant

Groundcover Evergreen

 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
Last updated: 1 October 2004