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Other common names
moss phlox 'McDaniel's Cushion'
Phlox may be evergreen or herbaceous, mat-forming or erect perennials or shrubs, with simple leaves and salver-shaped flowers in terminal clusters
'McDaniel's Cushion' is a compact, mat-forming evergreen perennial to 10cm tall, with small, linear, rich green leaves and bright deep pink flowers 3cm wide from late spring
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained, fertile soil in full sun, or in dappled shade in low rainfall areas
Propagate by seed in a cold frame when ripe or in spring. Propagate by softwood cuttings of non-flowering stems in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning necessary
Pests Phlox eelworm may be a problem
Powdery mildews and a leaf spot may be a problem
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