Phlox subulata


Common Names: Moss phlox, creeping phlox, moss pink, mountain phlox
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Phlox family

Growing to 15 cm high and covering a 50 cm wide area, it is an evergreen perennial forming mats or cushions of hairy, linear leaves. The small, five-petaled flowers bloom in rose, mauve, blue, white, or pink in late spring to early summer. The odor given off by the plants is mistaken for that of marijuana.

Found in flower gardens and landscaping.

Primary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
Secondary Flower Color: White
 
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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