Plant of the Week - 'Candy Stripe' Phlox

May 17th, 2021

"Candy Stripes" has cute pink and white striped flowers which blanket the foliage in late spring. Plant this one up close where you can watch it bloom!

Creeping phlox is a low-growing species that forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 6 inches. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.

 

Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripe'
 
3
Creeping Mound
Insignificant
White with Pink Stripe
Green
4"-6"
12"-18"
Early Spring
 
Small
Full Sun
 
Moderate

 

Candy Stripe is a low growing mounded plant that has white flowers with a pink stripe down the middle of each petal.