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Drummond's Phlox Seed

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80 Organic Drummond's Phlox Seeds [approx]

Name: Drummond's Phlox

Latin Name: Phlox drummondii

Plant Type: Annual

Description: Phlox drummondii produces lots of flowers in varying colours, ranging from white to violet to various shades of pink, red and orange. Bees and butterflies love it. It will grow to somewhere between 30cm and 50cm in height.

Germination Rate: 84%

Seed Origin: Austria

Sowing: March to May

Flowering: June to August

How To Grow Phlox From Seed: To start indoors early, use seedling modules or small pots, sow 2 seeds in each cell/pot. Germination should take 2 to 3 weeks. Keep moist throughout. When the seedlings establish, thin to leave only the strongest one in each cell/pot. Transplant out to the garden when frost risk has passed. 

Alternatively, sow directly outside in pots or a bed from late April/early May when the risk of frost has passed. 

Phlox drummondii produces lots of flowers in varying colours. It will grow between 30cm to 50cm in height. Deadhead the flowers to keep the plants producing flowers for a long period, or cut the flowers when they are in bloom for use in a vase.