Plant Number: 1.410.170  
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Moss Phlox
Phlox subulata ‘Oakington Blue Eyes’

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There are many selections of Moss Phlox, all of them forming a low mound or cushion of dark green needle-like leaves, smothered by tiny flowers in late spring. This is a vigorous variety, with a showy display of soft lavender-blue flowers. Exhibits good disease resistance. Clip plants lightly immediately after blooming to encourage a dense habit. Wonderful in the sunny rock garden, for edging, or in mixed containers. Clumps may be ripped apart and divided in early fall, after 3 to 4 years. Requires good drainage. Drought tolerant, once established.


Zone 2 to Zone 9

Conditions     Appearance    
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun

Soil Type
  Normal
  Sandy

Soil pH
  Acid
  Alkaline
  Neutral

Soil Moisture
  Dry

Care Level
  Easy

Foot Traffic
  Light

Rate of Spread
  Medium
Flower Colour
  Mauvelilac

Blooming Time
  Late Spring
  Mid Spring

Foliage Color
  Deep Green

Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Alpine & Rock
  Containers
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Wild Flower

Flower Head Size
  Very Small

Height
   5-15 cm
   2-6 inches

Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches



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