Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata ‘Emerald Blue’) is a dense herbaceous perennial ground cover that averages 6”-8” high and spreads 12”-24”. It grows into a solid green carpet that has beautiful blue flowers from March to May.
Phlox is a Hardy Ground Cover
It withstands the winter very well; in fact, in Charlotte and surrounding area it stays green all year. It is frequently used as low border plants, a ground cover, and around large rocks and boulders. It will survive under adverse conditions and can be used to help stabilize soil. Phlox will also attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
Other varieties of phlox include:
- Emerald Pink Phlox (Phlox subulata ‘creeping pink’)
- Candy Stripe Phlox (Phlox musgoso Candy Stripe)
- Volcano White Phlox (Phlox paniculate ‘Barthirtytwo’).