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Phlox subulata ‘Eye Shadow’
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Phlox subulata ‘Eye Shadow’
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Phlox subulata ‘Eye Shadow’


Moss Phlox

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.410.880


There are many selections of Moss Phlox, all of them forming a low mound or cushion of dark green needle-like leaves, smothered by tiny flowers in late spring. This vigorous selection features vibrant, rosy purple flowers with a dark purple eye. Exhibits excellent disease resistance. Clip plants lightly immediately after blooming to encourage a dense habit. Wonderful in the sunny rock garden, for edging, or in mixed containers. Clumps may be ripped apart and divided in early fall, after 3 to 4 years. Requires good drainage. Drought tolerant, once established. USPP#31169: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Phlox subulata ‘Eye Shadow’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Fragrant
  Massed
Height
   10-15 cm
   4-6 inches
Spread
   45-50 cm
   18-20 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Medium