What are suitable planting sites for creeping phlox?

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What are suitable planting sites for creeping phlox?

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The brightly colored flowers of moss phlox (Phlox subulata), oftentimes referred to as “creeping phlox,” are a common sight in many home landscapes in spring.  Moss phlox forms dense, carpet-like mats.  Plants are 4 to 6 inches tall.  Its foliage is narrow, stiff, and needle-like in appearance.  Flower colors include white, pink, red, blue, and purple.  Excellent varieties include ‘Emerald Blue,’ ‘Emerald Pink,’ ‘Scarlet Flame’ (rose-pink), and ‘White Delight.’  Moss phlox is easy to grow.  It performs best in sunny areas and well-drained soils.  Moss phlox is useful for edging beds and as a groundcover for sunny slopes.  It also looks nice planted atop a wall or in rock gardens.  

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