Phlox procumbens 'Variegata' Trailing Phlox



Phlox procumbens 'Variegata' is a creeping, mat-forming perennial phlox with glossy leaves of gray-green with creamy margins. Phlox 'Variegata produces lightly fragrant, mauve-pink blooms in late spring. Phlox procumbens 'Variegata' is an uncommon variety that is grown primarily for its evergreen foliage that takes on a suffused pink color in cooler weather.

Phlox procumbens is an interspecific hybrid of eastern North America natives Phlox stolonifera and Phlox subulata.

Phlox procumbens 'Variegata' prefers light to partial shade and moist to average, well-drained soil.


  • Common Names: Variegated Trailing Phlox
  • Zones: 3-9
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Height at Maturity: 4-6
  • Width at Maturity: 12-18
  • Bloom Color: Pink
  • Bloom Time: Late spring early summer

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies.
  • Tolerates:
  • Other Features: Evergreen. Fragrant.

Care and Growing Tips

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Shipping Info

 Spring 2023 shipping schedule:

Zones 9, 10: Starting Mon. March 20th
Zone 8: Starting Mon. March 27th
Zone 7: Starting Mon. April 3rd
Zone 6: Starting Mon. April 17th
Zone 5: Starting Mon. May 1st
Zones 2, 3, 4: Starting Mon. May 8th

If you'd like to receive your plants now, you can request it in the 'shipping requests' box on the order or email us. (Please note that we will not ship dormant plants, and we do not offer any sort of guarantee for plants overwintering.)

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

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