Carpet phlox in pink - A feast for the eyes for garden and balcony
Why the phlox is also called carpet phlox is obvious at first glance. In bright pink and small, filigree flowers, it conjures up a beautiful carpet of flowers. Between April and June, cushion phlox delights the gardener's heart, but also bees and bumblebees. For they are attracted by the intense colour and offer the insects plenty of nectar. The small pink flame flower can be kept in the garden bed or in a plant pot. Thanks to its undemanding nature, it is suitable for every hobby gardener. If your thumb is not quite so big, phlox will not bother you.
Phlox subulata - perennial flowering plant in the garden
In the natural garden, the phlox ground cover is a friendly companion. Its colour and growth habit blend harmoniously into the natural ambience between roses, sage or summer lilac. The perennial pink phlox also feels at home in the rock garden. The plant has few demands on the soil and therefore finds a good place everywhere. Between stones it enjoys the warmth of the sun and is also protected in the evening hours by the heated stones. With a low water requirement, the cushion phlox can also be planted in inaccessible places in the garden. Therefore, it should only be watered moderately.
Sunny to semi-shady locations are ideal for the flame flower. Here the phlox ground cover feels very comfortable and naturally helps to prevent the soil from drying out too quickly.
Pink Phlox - Popular Lückenfüller
With its unobtrusive nature, pink phlox can be integrated very well between existing flower beds or path borders. With a height of about 15cm, it finds a perfect place in the first row of flowers and perennials. In order to maintain the dense growth, you should cut Polsterphlox back a little after flowering and fertilise it moderately after flowering. This stimulates the growth of the plant. The same applies to planting in a balcony box or plant pot. On the balcony and terrace, the pink flame flower presents itself in all its beauty and can be used all year round. During the cold season, the Phlox subulata does not need any protection, because the pretty flame flower is winter-hardy and evergreen.
Carpet phlox an all-rounder in your garden
Where the carpet phlox flame flower pink gets its name from is obvious at first glance. It is often planted as a ground cover because of its bright colour and ease of care. Phlox subulata Mac Daniels Cushion flowers for several years and can be used in many ways in the garden and on the plot. Find a nice place for the flame flower in rock gardens, borders and pathways, and as a house planting. The ground cover is undemanding and yet blooms in full splendour from April to May. If you want to maintain this dense growth, cut it back after flowering. It is hardy and does not need much water. Find a sunny to semi-shady location for Phlox subulata Mac Daniels Cushion. This plant attracts bumblebees, bees and butterflies and offers plenty of pollen and nectar.
Buy Phlox subulata Mac Daniels Cushion
For one square metre we recommend buying about 12 plants
The plants are grown in pots, so you can use the carpet phlox - Phlox subulata all year round.