Phlox subulata Polemoniaceae
Moss Pink, Moss Phlox FLOKS sub-EW-lah-ta
- Herb, perennial, 10-15 cm tall, mat of creeping stems. Leaves opposite, narrow, linear, 1 cm long, close together, stiff. Flowers (2 cm) most commonly pink (also rose, lavender, blue and white cvs.), 3-5 borne in a loose cluster (corymb) above the foliage, stamens protrude from flowers.
- Sun, good drainage, cut back after flowering, easy to grow.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Native to eastern North America.
- Corvallis: near alley on Jackson, between 30th and 31st St.; also 225 28th St.