Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion'
Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion'
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5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion' Overview
Phlox subulata 'McDaniel's Cushion', also known as Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion' is a mat-forming evergreen perennial with a compact growth habit. From late spring and through summer it produces bright deep pink flowers. This hardy plant with its small, linear, rich green leaves makes an ideal plant to grow as edging along paths, flower borders or in containers. Preferring full sun, in drier climates dappled shade will reduce moisture loss and improve flowering. This cultivar has earned a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
Common problems with Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion'
Phlox eelworm can be a problem
How to propagate Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion'
Sow fresh seed into pots in teh autumn and overwinter in cold-frames, or in spring.
Take softwood cuttings from non-flowering stems in spring.
Special features of Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion'
Other uses of Moss Phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion'
These plants suits being included in planting schemes for gravel, rock or informal and cottage style gardens. With an OPALS rating of 3, these plants are 'Good' to include in a low allergen planting scheme.