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Moss Phlox McDaniels Cushion in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion'

 

Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's 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. 'McDaniel's Cushion' is a good choice for the front of a border, or an alpine bed or rock garden. It has striking pink flowers in the spring.

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plant Features
  • Moss Phlox McDaniels Cushion likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Moss Phlox McDaniels Cushion likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Moss Phlox McDaniels Cushion likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion'

Latin name

Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Polemoniaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Moss Phlox McDaniels Cushion likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

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

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Moss Phlox McDaniels Cushion likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Moss Phlox McDaniels Cushion likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

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

Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's 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. 'McDaniel's Cushion' is a good choice for the front of a border, or an alpine bed or rock garden. It has striking pink flowers in the spring.


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.

 
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