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Moss Pink
Scientific Name: Phlox subulata L.
Family: Polemoniaceae
Moss Pink (Phlox subulata)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-17
USDA: 4-9

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix to avoid bleaching

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Growth Habits: Perennial, 6 inches tall (15 cm)

Watering Needs: Abundant water in summer, moderate water the rest of the year. Do not wet the leaves

Propagation: Clump division in spring, tip cuttings in summer, does not grow true from seed

Phlox subulata, Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 57.

Cultural Practices:
Cut back halfway after flowering.

Blooming Habits:
Blooms in spring and fall.

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