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2009
Phlox subulata
Flowers | Magnoliopsida

Scientific name - Phlox subulata

Popular names - Creeping Phlox, Moss Phlox, Ground Pink.

Distribution and Habitat - originating in North America.

Description - evergreen or semi-evergreen species that cover the ground well. Leaves linear alternee or rosettes on stems, 1.5-2 cm long and 2 mm wide, Sesia, subulate. Cimoasa blossom or panic terminal flower formed of 3.9. Corola formed of 5 petals emarginate at top, obovata, 1 cm long, 5 mm wide, glabra, 1.3 cm long tube. 5 stamens, in the corolla tube of different heights. Calyx tube is 5 mm long, hairy, 5 SEPA mitigated. Blooms in March-June.

Growth rate - moderate.

Requirements - grows well in full sun or semiumbra, prefers soils umEde, well drained neutral or slightly alkaline pH, but to adapt and the soil dry, sandy and acid pH.

Propagation - by splitting machines, Autumn. Are planted at 25-30 cm between plants.

Diseases and pests - paianejeni, nematodes, rabbits, gray mold. A remedy against spiders and rabbits is water pepper.

Natural partners and garden - Euphorbia cyparissias, Oenothera pilosella, Iberis.

Cultivars and varieties - 'atropurpurea' (purple flowers), 'Candy Stripe' (pink with white flowers), & lsquo, Crimson Beauty '(red flowers),' Emerald Blue '(blue-violet flowers),' Emerald Pink '(pink flowers),' Red Wings' (red flowers), 'White Delight' (white flowers).

Properties and Uses - can be used as plant rocarii, borders, pots and the plant against soil erosion.

 

References

Anthony W. Kahtz - Perennials foe Midwestern Gardens - Timber Press, 2008

David Mackenzie - Perennial Ground Covers - Timber Press, 2002

Diana Beresford-Kroeger - A Garden for Life - University of Michigan Press, 2004

Jo Kellum - Southern Sun: A Plant Selection Guide - Univ Pr of Mississippi, 2008

Julie Ryan - Perennial Gardens for Texas - University of Texas Press, 1998

Marie Harrison - Groundcovers for the South --

William Cullina - Wildflowers - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000

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