Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Moss Phlox
Phlox subulata
Location: Rock gardens astride driveway
A perennial creeper growing to a height of 6 inches and covering a 20 inch wide area. The small, five-petaled flowers bloom in rose, mauve, blue, white, or pink in late spring to early summer.
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Genus: Phlox (Phlox)
Family: Polemoniaceae (phlox family)
Order: Ericales (ericales)
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)