Common names: Creeping phlox, Moss phlox,Moss pink, Mountain phlox. Scientific name: Phlox subulata. Family: Polemoniaceae. Genus: Phlox. Species: subulata.

Plant type: Herbaceous perennial. Height: under 6 in. (15 cm). Flower colors: Pink, Purple, White, Lavender. Flowering time: March to May. It is native to North America.