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Phloxstar™ Phlox

Phlox Phloxstar™ Series

Pronunciation: floks drum-AWN-dee-eye
SKU #33333
10-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A true garden rock star with small, lance-shaped, green foliage covered by clusters of bright, fragrant flowers. Stands up to heat and dry spells, delivering a dynamic show of vivid color throughout summer. Its tidy, compact, mounding habit makes it perfect for flower beds, patio containers, or hanging baskets. A warm season annual.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Blooms Spring through Summer
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 8 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 14 in. wide.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover, Accent, Edging, Hanging Basket
Flower Color Multicolored
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Peony (Paeonia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Candytuft (Iberis); Thrift (Armeria)
CARE
Care Prefers fertile, acidic to neutral, sandy soils; adapts to average, well-drained soils. Water regularly to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Prune lightly midseason to promote continued bloom. Feed in spring and summer. Hardy to 32°F. May cease flowering during extreme heat.
HISTORY
Lore The Phlox drummondii species name honors Scottish-born Thomas Drummond, a naturalist that explored the Americas and collected plant and bird species in the early 19th century. Drummond collected this North American native species in grasslands and open woodlands during his travels and work in Texas.

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