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Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox

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'Emerald Blue' Creeping Phlox is a fast-spreading, low-growing perennial groundcover that creates a carpet of pale lavender-blue flowers in spring. Extremely easy to grow, its early season blooms last for weeks and attract butterflies. Deer resistant and drought tolerant once mature. (Phlox subulata)
key features
Botanical Name
Phlox subulata Emerald Blue
Native, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Evergreen, Rock Gardens
Growing Zones
Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Mature Height
4-6" tall
Mature Spread
12-24" wide
Bloom Time
Early to late spring


4-6" tall x 12-18" wide. 'Emerald Blue' Creeping Phlox dazzles with masses of blooms above a dense mat of evergreen foliage. A tough groundcover that takes hold in the smallest nooks and crannies throughout the landscape, try tucking into stone walls and along flagstone paths. This dependable perennial is also at home at the front of mixed beds and borders, or draping over ledges, and is a staple of the rock garden. Pair with bulbs or spring-flowering shrubs. Creeping Phlox is a vigorous spreader, artfully spreading beneath trees, rolling down gentle slopes, stabilizing steep banks, and covering hard to manage areas. Cold hardy and heat tolerant, ‘Emerald Blue’ thrives in any well-drained soil and bright sun. Cut stems back gently after  flowering to encourage dense vegetative growth.