Annual Phlox

Phlox drummondii - botanical name

Phlox drummondii(Annual Phlox)

Compact upright annual (0.2m x 0.2m) from Mexico and Texas. Lance shaped pale green leaves. Heads of star shaped flowers in many colours including red, pink, blue and white during summer and autumn.

Useful for colour display in beds or pots.

Prefers a sunny open position. Tolerant of heat. Requires regular water. Drought and frost sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Annual
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full sun
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost sensitive
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Loam
  • Water rating
    High
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Mexico & Texas)
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