General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Red
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Drummond's Phlox
  • Phlox
  • Annual Phlox
  • Drummond Phlox

Comments:
  • Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Oct 24, 2011 5:39 AM concerning plant:
    This little annual outperforms most in my garden. It blooms early and keeps on going all season long. It comes in many colors...and is easy to start from seed.
    It does well in containers and in the front of a border garden.
  • Posted by LindaTX8 (Medina Co., TX - Zone 8a) on Apr 1, 2012 3:32 PM concerning plant:
    Beautiful wildflower that prefers sandy soil. Usually in red, pink, white, or lavender colors. The leaves and stems are soft, hairy, and slightly sticky. There are a number of subspecies and a hybrid of two of these are sold in the nursery trade.

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