Cushion 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 blossoms. 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 flame flower in pink can be kept both in the garden bed and in a plant pot. Thanks to its undemanding nature, it is suitable for every amateur gardener. If your thumb is not quite so green, Phlox will not hold that against 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 phlox in pink also feels at home in the rock garden. The plant makes 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 by the heated stones in the evening hours. With low water requirements, you can also plant the cushion phlox 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 - a popular gap filler
With its unobtrusive nature, pink phlox can be integrated very well between existing flower beds or path borders. With a growth height of about 15cm, it finds a perfect place in the first row of flowers and perennials. To maintain the dense growth, you should cut back Polsterphlox slightly after flowering and fertilise moderately after flowering. This will stimulate 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 comes into its own 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 perennially and can be used in many ways in the garden and on the property. Find a beautiful place for the flame flower in rock gardens, borders and pathways and as a hanging planting. The ground cover is undemanding and yet blooms in full glory from April to May. If you want to maintain this dense growth, cut it back after flowering. It is hardy and needs little water. Find a sunny to semi-shady location for Phlox subulata Mac Daniels Cushion. This plant attracts bumblebees, bees and butterflies and provides 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.