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Phlox subulata 'Oakington Blue'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Creeping Phlox
perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Small mounding evergreen with narrow, hairy, green leaves. Pale blue flowers, freely produced in late spring and early summer.
Light, well drained soil in full sun.
Softwood cuttings in spring or separation of rooted trailing stems.
Suited to rock gardens or between paving.
Raised by Alan Bloom in 1930.