Hardy Plants

Phlox subulata

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Polemoniaceae
Color: Red-purple to violet-purple to pink to white
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Month: May-June
Height: 3-6”
Shape: mat-forming; can grow up to 3’
Soil: humusy, well-drained soils; also grows well in sandy or gravely soils
Moisture: medium moisture
Origin: Native Range: Eastern and central United States
Hardiness Zone: 2-7
Propagation: Division or cuttings
Notes: Common name Moss Phlox; vigorous

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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