Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes'
- A carpet of pink & white flowers in spring
- Evergreen foliage
- Adaptable to many problem sites
A cute phlox that is covered with peppermint striped flowers that appear in late spring. Has an outstanding compact, creeping habit, and low growing form. The flowers attract butterflies and are pink and white. Adds delicate color to the garden. U.S. native.
Uses: Borders, Edging, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Naturalizing, Rock Gardens
Nature Attraction: Butterflies
Notable Features: Evergreen, Native
Growth Habit: Spreading
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, in well-drained soil. In hot Southern climates, provide some afternoon shade. Tolerates sandy, gravelly soils, and hot, dry exposures, once established. After blooming, cut stems back by half to maintain a compact form, and stimulate re-bloom.