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How Long Does Creeping Phlox Bloom

Creeping phlox (Phlox subulata) is an ideal vibrant ground cover phlox for your rocky gardens. The soft pastel shades of blooming creeping phlox will bring a welcoming sight to your garden.

Get to Know How Long Creeping Phlox Bloom

Creeping phlox will mostly bloom vigorously for 3 to 4 weeks around middle spring till late spring. They can probably hold on to their blooms for more than a month.

During summer, the bloom may start to give some brownish discoloration. Not to worry, that’s only part of their developmental stage. This means their bloom season is over because they don’t flourish too much during summer. For this reason, don’t place the young plant in a very hot location, their location should be partly sunny.

Creeping Phlox Flowering In the Summer

Apply some mulch and a layer of compost to prevent weeds. Keep the soil of your plant moist especially during the hot periods. You can trim the stem after flowering to encourage a second bloom. You might as well need to cut the plant 2 inches down to encourage the renewal of the young stem.

Creeping Phlox Care To Ensure Continuous Bloom

How Long Does Creeping Phlox Bloom

Growing creeping phlox is pretty beneficial. Their maintenance is not so stressful. They will always come back next spring spreading their blooms outwards every year. Therefore you get to enjoy all year round amazing blooms.