Creeping Blue Phlox is an excellent ground cover perennial plant.  Phlox blooms in early spring with its abundant flower clusters.  The flowers are so plentiful that they cover up the majority of the foliage on the perennial.  The petals of this perennial flower are heart-shaped.  There are five flower petals on each flower.  The flowers of Emerald Blue Phlox are lavender in color.  The foliage of this plant is small and green.  Once the flowers are finished blooming in late spring, the ground cover foliage adds greenery to your landscape.  Since phlox is creeping, you can expect it to spread in your landscape from year to year.  You can divide this perennial in the spring to add additional plants to your landscape.

The purpose of using phlox in your landscape is to create a ground cover.  If you are looking for a plant that will fill in bare areas in your landscape, then consider using this plant. Creeping Blue Phlox stays under a foot in height, but it is known to grow over two feet wide.  Overall this perennial will complement most landscapes nicely.

Creeping Blue Phlox

Creeping Blue Phlox

Phlox subulata ‘Blue”

Plant Type- Perennial

Flower Color- Lavender

Folage Color- Green

Growth Habit- Spreading

Growth Rate- Fast

Zone- 3-9

Height- 4″-6″

Spread- 12″- 24″

Light- Sun

Details- This plant grows well in full sun.  This perennial has abundant spring flowers.

Pruning- Remove dead growth.

Other Phlox plant options.

  • Becky Towe Garden Phlox
  • Candy Floss Phlox
  • Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox
  • Candy Store® Bubblegum Pink™ Phlox
  • Candy Store® Coral Crème Drop Garden Phlox
  • Candy Store® Grape Lollipop™ Phlox
  • Cotton Candy Creeping Phlox
  • Cotton Candy Garden Phlox
  • Creeping Pink Phlox
  • Creeping Red Phlox
  • Creeping Violet Pinwheels Phlox
  • Creeping White Phlox
  • David Garden Phlox
  • Early Start™ Light Pink Garden Phlox
  • Early Start™ Pink Garden Phlox
  • Early Start™ Velvet Garden Phlox
  • Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox
  • Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox
  • Eva Cullum Garden Phlox
  • Flame® Pink Dwarf Garden Phlox
  • Fort Hills Creeping Phlox
  • Franz Shubert Garden Phlox
  • Ice Cap Garden Phlox
  • John Fanick Phlox
  • Laura Garden Phlox
  • Lilac Flame® Dwarf Garden Phlox
  • Minnie Pearl Phlox
  • Miss Candy Garden Phlox
  • Paparazzi® Adele Phlox
  • Paparazzi® Angelina Phlox
  • Paparazzi® Britney Phlox
  • Paparazzi® Jagger Phlox
  • Paparazzi® Lindsay Phlox
  • Paparazzi® Miley Phlox
  • Paparazzi® Paris Phlox
  • Peakcock Neon Purple Garden Phlox
  • Perfect Pink Santa Fe Phlox
  • Phloxy Lady Phlox
  • Purple Flame® Garden Phlox
  • Red Eyes Garden Phlox
  • Red Riding Hood Garden Phlox
  • Red Wings Creeping Phlox
  • Robert Poore Garden Phlox
  • Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox
  • Sherwood Purple Creeping Phlox
  • Shortwood Garden Phlox
  • Snowflake Creeping Phlox
  • Volcano® Pink Red Eye Phlox
  • Volcano® Pink White Eye Phlox
  • Volcano® Red Phlox
  • Volcano® Ruby Phlox
  • Volcano® Purple White Eye Phlox
  • Volcano® White Phlox
  • White Flame® Dwarf Garden Phlox