One of the delights of spring is admiring a banking covered with the flowers of creeping phlox plants.
Many ground covers boast, first and foremost, a usefulness in fighting against erosion and/or weeds. Creeping phlox plants, however, are not only useful, but also highly colorful (in spring, at least). There are a number of colors from which to choose, including the lavender shown in the picture. Many homeowners plant creeping phlox in color combinations. I especially like the pink and white combination, which reminds me of Good & Plenty candy!
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