Phlox subulata ‘McDaniel’s Cushion’
Alpine phlox ‘McDaniel’s Cushion’, Moss phlox ‘McDaniel’s Cushion’
Variety or Cultivar
‘McDaniel’s Cushion’ _ ‘McDaniel’s Cushion’ is a compact, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with linear, dark green leaves and salver-shaped, deep pink flowers in late spring and early summer.
Compact, Mat Forming
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Deep-pink in Spring; Deep-pink in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Eelworm (stem and bulb) , Eelworms (leaf and bud)
Leaf spot , Powdery mildew
Deadheading will prolong flowering. Divide every 3-4 years in autumn.
Softwood cuttings, Seed
WHERE TO GROW
Phlox subulata ‘McDaniel’s Cushion’ (Alpine phlox ‘McDaniel’s Cushion’) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.45m after 5-10 years.
Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Underplanting
Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in sun. Tolerates light shade in dry areas.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West