Phlox subulata 'Drummond Pink'
Creeping Phlox

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Butterfly FriendlyDeer ResistantPart ShadeBird Friendly
DESCRIPTION
Creeping Phlox
Phlox subulata 'Drummond Pink'

'Drummond Pink' has deeper green needle-like foliage,  tighter form and larger flowers than other subulatas. Intense dark pink flowers with red eyes cover it from late April to late May attracting loads of native insects. Easy to grow, lightly fragrant and perfect for massing in sandy soils.

BENEFITS
Early blooms are an important nectar source for butterflies
Attracts hummingbirds!
Larger bloom & darker foliage than other species
Perfect for grouping as a groundcover
Thrives in sun and well drained, sandy soil
Easy care with few pest problems
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Sandy or rocky soils from Maine to Michigan south to Tennessee and east to North Carolina.

Interesting Facts

There are approximately 150,000 different species of moths while butterflies have only 15,000. They inhabit every continent except Antarctica. They can lay up to 1000 eggs and usually live less than 1 year. A butterfly's wingspan can be up to 11".

GROWING TIPS

Prefers moist, humus-rich, well-drained soils in full sun. Best flowering is in full sun, but plants generally appreciate some dappled sun in the hot summers of the South. Good soil drainage is important.

Mature Size: 4-6in. Wide x 20-24in. Tall

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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