The Q&A Archives: Phlox drummondii

Question: I received a catalog that features beautiful watercolor phlox on the cover. Are these a hardy perennial? What are the best growing conditions for them? Thanks for any help you can give me. David Smoker New Paris, IN

Answer: Pholx drummondii are annual phlox. They like a well-drained, moist soil in partial shade or sun. They should flower all season for you once they start. It's best to start the seed indoors and transplant them out after danger of frost has passed for the best results..

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