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Phlox

Phlox drummondii. A refined hybrid originating with the genes of a widely adaptable Texan native, our Phlox flowers freely from early to mid-summer until the first fall frost in garden borders, window boxes, terrace containers and rock gardens. Although it may be direct sown in the garden after the last spring frost date, it is best started indoors 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting out after all threat of frost has passed. Both heat- and drought-tolerant, Phlox grows and flowers best with regular, consistent watering. Annual. Summer-fall flowering. Height: 8".

Average seed life: 1 to 2 years.

The Twinkles Phlox Mixture

Our colorful Twinkles Phlox Mixture yields loads of unique star-shaped bi-color flowers in a wide range of pinks, reds, scarlets, lavenders, mauves, coral shades and white. Sitting nicely above the foliage, each dainty flower is beautifully fringed. Like snowflakes, no two flowers are alike.

One packet of about 300 seeds
Catalog #8360
$3.55
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Availability: In stock

$3.55

Gardening Tips

Phlox Sowing Instructions
Planting Depth
:1/4”
Seed Spacing:2”-3”
Plant Spacing:6”
Days to Germination:10-15 days
Germination Temperature:55°-65°F

Phlox drummondii. Widely adaptable, Phlox may be sown outdoors after the last frost date but is best started indoors 8 to 10 weeks before transplanting out after all danger of frost has passed. Cover seeds completely, as darkness aids germination. Use individual peat pots or seed-starting cells to avoid root disturbance. Provide even moisture and strong light. Harden off the plants by gradually acclimating them to the outdoors over 1 to 2 weeks before transplanting out. Both heat and drought tolerant, it requires constant, even moisture for optimum flower production. Mulch to deter weeds and retain ground moisture. Once Phlox starts to bloom, it is free-flowering until the first frost. Phlox is terrific in display bed borders, window boxes and rock gardens. Summer-fall flowering. Height: 8".

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