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Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue'

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  • Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox
  • Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox
  • Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox

* Images shown are of mature plants

The ideal groundcover option

  • Bright, purple-blue flowers with eye-catching appeal
  • Perfect for low-maintenance, low-growing landscaping
  • Versatile for mass plantings, hills, walkways, containers, and more
Regular price $35.84 Sale price

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Product Details

Mature Height: 1 ft.
Mature Width: 1-2 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Blooms: Spring
Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate
Botanical Name: Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue'
Does Not Ship To: AZ
Grows Well In Zones: 3-9 outdoors
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      3-9 outdoors

Growing Zones: 3-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -30℉)

Product Description

The Perfect Purple-Blue Groundcover 

Why Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox? 

Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox boasts vibrant, purplish-blue color that's sure to pop in any garden setting. A native groundcover, this Phlox provides unique, year-round interest that will give you a sea of vibrant color.

In springtime, watch as lavender-blue blooms cover this low-growing, perfectly petite plant, reaching about 1 foot tall and spreading 2 feet wide. The Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox flaunts attractive, slender, green leaves - in fact, it's also known as Moss Phlox due to its foliage's moss-like appearance!

Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox is the ideal solution for covering large areas and creating a low-maintenance landscape. Tired of keeping up with cutting your grass? You won't have to worry about mowing your lawn in areas where this excellent grass substitute is planted!

Why is Better

The Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox is perfect for plantings of all kinds - mixed beds, rock walls, containers, low walls, walkways, slopes, and more! When you want a bright, clean, manageable groundcover, choose the Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox.

And when you get yours from, you get a healthy, more mature Phlox plant - one that's ready to burst with color in your landscape as soon as it arrives. Order yours before they sell out! 

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Spring and fall are ideal times to plant your Phlox. In cooler zones, summer is a great time to plant, as well. Find a spot with well-drained soil and full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day). Some subtle afternoon shade may be ideal in hot climates. 

Plant your Phlox in a hole twice as wide but just as deep as the root ball. Water immediately to establish roots. Add 2-3 inches of mulch to prevent weeds and protect your plant's roots in extreme temperatures.

If you're planting in a container, select a pot that's about twice the size of your plant's shipped container, and use organic soil. Place your plant's root ball, water to settle its roots, and find a sunny spot on your porch or patio to place your container.

2. Watering: Water weekly, or check the surrounding soil. When the soil is dry about 3 inches down, it's time to water your Phlox. Once established, Phlox are drought tolerant. 

3. Fertilizing: Fertilize with our slow release fertilizer when planting and in spring for best results. 

Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5, & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 2nd
Zone 5 Week of April 11th
Zone 6 Week of March 28th
Zones 6 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

Amount of Order Shipping Charge
Less than $15 $11.95
$15.00-$23.99 $13.95
$24.00-$39.99 $16.95
$40.00-$78.99 $19.95
$79.00-$98.99 $24.95
$99.00-$128.99 $29.95
$129.00-$148.99 $39.95
$149.00-$178.99 $49.95

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