The Seven Samurai of Weed Control

Researchers from Cornell University found these perennials to be super weed suppressors.

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Emerald Blue Moss Flox is one of the 7 Samurai of Weed ControlResearchers from Cornell University found these perennials to be super weed suppressors. Meet the seven samurai of weed control:

1. 'Emerald Blue' moss phlox
(Phlox subulata)

  • Full sun
  • Mat-forming habit
  • 4 to 6 inches tall; 24 inches wide
  • Hardy in Zones 3 through 9
  • Good spring and summer coverage; declines slightly in fall
  • Lavender-blue flowers in April and May
  • Native; evergreen
     

Photo: (cc) Ajari/Flickr

 
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