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Phlox subulata 'Eye Caramba'

Eye Caramba Creeping Phlox

Phlox

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A beautiful variety producing a showy display of bubblegum pink flowers with red eyes over mounds of bright green, needle like foliage; healthy, vigorous habit, wonderful for rock gardens, edging, or in mixed containers

Description

A beautiful variety producing a showy display of bubblegum pink flowers with red eyes over mounds of bright green, needle like foliage; healthy, vigorous habit, wonderful for rock gardens, edging, or in mixed containers

Landscape Attributes

Eye Caramba Creeping Phlox is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. It brings an extremely fine and delicate texture to the garden composition and should be used to full effect.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and may require the occasional pruning to look its best. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Eye Caramba Creeping Phlox is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Eye Caramba Creeping Phlox will grow to be only 4 inches tall at maturity extending to 6 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 20 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 14 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to average

Cold Hardy to Zone:

2b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

4 inches (6 inches with the flowers)

20 inches

alkaline

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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