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Scarlet Flame Moss Phlox/Creeping Phlox

Scarlet Flame Moss Phlox/Creeping Phlox

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DESCRIPTION

carlet Flame Moss Phlox, also known as Creeping Phlox, is a delightful ground cover plant that produces a stunning display of bright red flowers in early to mid-spring. This low-growing perennial plant is ideal for adding colour and texture to rock gardens, along borders, or in containers. The dense mat of evergreen foliage provides a year-round carpet of green, and when in bloom, the vibrant red flowers attract pollinators such as butterflies and bees. Scarlet Flame Moss Phlox is a hardy plant that is easy to grow and maintain, making it a great addition to any garden or landscape.

Care Guide

  • Watering: Scarlet Flame Moss Phlox prefers consistently moist soil, but not waterlogged. Water deeply once a week, or more frequently in hot, dry weather
  • Maintenance: Deadhead spent blooms to encourage new growth and prevent self-seeding
  • Pruning: In season, pinch back the tips of new growth to encourage branching and denser growth. After blooming, cut back any leggy or overgrown stems to promote a more compact habit. Avoid pruning too late in the season, as this can remove next year's flower buds
  • (Optional):Fertilize using a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in early spring, before new growth emerges

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Planting Instructions

Planting trees or plants is easy! First, begin by digging a hole that's twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Place the tree or plant in the hole and add some bonemeal fertilizer. Backfill with fresh soil if needed and water thoroughly. Water regularly until roots are established to keep the plant healthy. Enjoy your new tree or plant!

FEATURES

Latin Name

Phlox subulata 'Scarlet Flame'

Common Name

Scarlet Flame Moss Phlox/Creeping Phlox

Current Size

6-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone

3

Bloom Time

Spring

Mature Width

12-24 Inches

Mature Height

<12 Inches

Flower Colour

Red

Growth Rate

Medium

Sun

Full Sun

Pruning

Early Spring

Water

Approx. 1-2 times per week

Foliage

Green

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