Thrift Details


  • Also Known As: Creeping Phlox, Moss Phlox
  • Botanical Name: Phlox subulata
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Rock Garden, Container, Border - Edge
  • Ornamental Value: Pink, Blue, Red, White
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value: Birds (specifically Hummingbirds), Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Season: Winter, Spring
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 1'


Very early flowering. Use for front of the border or groundcover.

Perennial Care Guide

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