Phlox subulata 'Scarlet Flame'

Creeping Phlox

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Deep, dark magenta-red flowers
  • Low creeping, evergreen foliage
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Full Sun
Full Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow groundcover. Prefers full sun in well drained soil.  Clipping foliage in summer, once flowering is complete may encourage reblooming.

Height: 3-6 in
Spacing: 24-36 in
Price Level 1: $20.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Magenta
Zone: 3-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Low Maintenance
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Ground Cover
  • Edging
  • Border or Bed
  • Rock Garden


  • Full Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil