Phlox - Alpine forms
Dwarf mountain phlox follow on from Aubretia in the garden. Their carpets of fine-cut leaves, studded with jewel-like flowers, in many shades of pink, blue and white. Flourishing in full sun and a well-drained soil. All are evergreen, but for colder areas forms of Phlox douglasii with fare better than Phlox subulata.