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Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion'
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common name: Creeping Phlox
synonyms: Phlox subulata 'Daniel's Cushion'
perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Small, slow growing, cushion forming evergreen with small narrow leaves. Produces masses of star=shaped rose-pink flowers in late spring or early summer.
Light, well drained soil in full sun or part shade.
Softwood cuttings in spring or separation of rooted trailing stems.
Suited to rock gardens or between paving. Also good in containers.