Phlox subulata 'Drummond's Pink' has large, brilliant pink blooms with darker centers over mats of dark-green, prickly awl-shaped foliage in early to mid spring. It is a very long bloomer and its foliage remains attractive throughout the season. Phlox 'Drummond's Pink' is one of the best of the creeping phlox, usually maintaining its dense habit as it spreads.
A perennial, also known as Creeping Phlox or Moss Pinks, Phlox subulata is native to the eastern half of North America, where it is typically found on sandy or rocky places, savannas, rocky ledges or slopes, and clearings.
Phlox subulata 'Drummond's Pink' prefers full sun and average to dry, well-drained soil. It is excellent for sandy or gravelly soils and tolerates hot dry conditions better than other types of Phlox. It is tolerant of coastal conditions. Plants may be sheared back after blooming to encourage fresh foliage.