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Phlox subulata 'Samson'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Creeping Phlox
perennial, evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
Small, cushion forming evergreen alpine with narrow green leaves. Prolific pinkish mauve flowers with purple centres, 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.