Common Name: Creeping Phlox
Part shade, medium moisture level, prefers rich organic soil but will tolerate sandy and clay soil, moderately acid to neutral pH. 6-8 inches height, blooms spring to early summer, lavender flowers, spreads both by rhizomes and by re-seeding in optimum growing conditions.
Germination Code: L
Native Region: Blue Ridge Province
Showy, fragrant flowers. Spreading, matt-forming plant that makes a good groundcover. Vigorous plant but powdery mildew can be a problem with summer humidity. Rabbits can also be a problem. Does poorly in full sun.