Creeping phlox - Knowledgebase Question

east setauket, Ne
Question by acer36
April 20, 2009
I planted about 10 creeping phlox plants last year. every other one died. Any idea why

Answer from NGA
April 20, 2009


Creeping phlox is a very hardy plant but they require fast draining soils. I suspect the roots suffocated in overly wet soils - although the pattern you describe is rather odd. The good news is that the remaining plants should grow together and cover the bare spots.

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