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.
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.
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David Mackenzie - Perennial Ground Covers - Timber Press, 2002
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