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Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox Plant

  • - Creeping Phlox, Moss Pinks
  • - Height: 6-8 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: April-June
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox Plant
Plant Features

Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox Plants produce vibrant scarlet-red flowers above dense, semi-evergreen foliage. The small flowers grow in dense clusters, making a statement wherever they are planted. It will spin all the heads! Provide well-drained soil and full sun to keep it creeping along. Hummingbirds, bees and butterflies are attracted to its flowers.

Phlox Companion Plants: Aster, Echinacea, Eupatorium, Fuchsia, Geranium, Salvia

Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox Plant Care Instructions: Keep the plant well-watered for the first 3-4 weeks. For continuous flowering keep the soil most, 2-3 inches of mulch will help. Early spring a great time to add fertilizer, another application can be applied in June. Creeping phlox should be trimmed back by 1 inch after flowering is done each spring. Because it is an evergreen it should never be cut back to the ground. Roots can be divided every 4 years in early fall.


Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 30-36 inches
Habit Mounded
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Garden Styles Container Garden, English Garden, Japanese Garden, Rock Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Ground Cover
Critter Resistance Deer
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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Large Plant

I've purchased from GrowJoy for the last several years and have never been disappointed. Always receive large, healthy, well packaged plants.

From Lori | June 02, 2023

Healthy plants, happy plants

Plants arrived in great shape, and are doing well since being planted.

From Krista | May 13, 2023

Beautiful Phlox!

I ordered 3 of these and they arrived in beautiful shape. Everything is always so well-packaged!

From Kathryn | September 23, 2021

Best Best Best !!!

Thank you for our gorgeous phlox plants that were the best packed and shipped live plants I have ever seen in my life. We are so so pleased with GrowJoy and will be ordering from you all again soon! Thank you!

From Debi | June 15, 2018

Healthy, well-packed phlox plants!

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From Linda | May 14, 2016

Getting a Good Start

This is the second time we have ordered from GrowJoy and we're very pleased with the plants. They arrive healthy and are in such good condition. We highly recommend getting your plants "off to a good start" by ordering with this wonderful company.

From Linda | May 13, 2015

Scarlet Flame Phlox

I can't wait to see it in bloom. Arrived in great condition

From Beverly | August 22, 2014