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Phlox subulata 'Red Wing' (Creeping Phlox)

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"Red Wing" has striking pinkish-crimson flowers with a dark red center which blanket the foliage in late spring. It makes a tremendous color impact which can be seen from quite a distance.

Creeping phlox is a low-growing species which forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 6 inches. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.

Photo credit: Walter's Gardens

Zone: 2-9
Exposure: SunPartial Shade
Height x Width: 4-6"" x 12-18"
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Spring-Summer
Foliage: Evergreen
Category: Perennial
Notes: Tolerates drought conditions. Attracts insects or birds.

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