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Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion' syn. Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion Pink', Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

 

Moss Phlox 'Emerald Cushion'

A low-growing phlox which forms a carpet-like mat that is suitable for rockeries or edging. The moss-like foliage is covered with a mass of flowers in Spring and sometimes a second flush in late Summer. 'Emerald Cushion' (also sold as 'Emerald Pink') has bright pink flowers atop creeping stems.

 
plant Features
  • Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Moss Phlox 'Emerald Cushion'

Latin name

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion' syn. Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion Pink', Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

type

Evergreen Perennials

family

Polemoniaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Moss Phlox Emerald Cushion is 1.80meters x 0.15meters 1.80 M 0.15 M

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion' syn. Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion Pink', Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

A low-growing phlox which forms a carpet-like mat that is suitable for rockeries or edging. The moss-like foliage is covered with a mass of flowers in Spring and sometimes a second flush in late Summer. 'Emerald Cushion' (also sold as 'Emerald Pink') has bright pink flowers atop creeping stems.


Flowering Season

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Flowering season from late spring to early summer.

 

Plant container plants

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Plant container plants in a sunny position.

 

Propagation by Softwood Cuttings

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Take soft wood cuttings in spring to early summer. Cleanly cut up to a 10cm long stems, remove lower leaves and pinch the tip out, dip the stem into rooting hormone, fill a container/pot with suitable compost, make holes around the edge of it and plant the cuttings, water in well, cover with a polythene bag and place somewhere warm, lake the bag off twice a week to air the cuttings. Keep the cuttings moist until well rooted.Harden off when well rooted and pot on into individual pots increasing the airing to let the leaves to develop. Remove rotten, dying or dead cuttings regularly.

 
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