Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice from ground cover blooming in early spring to the tall phlox blooming in mid- to late summer. These plants sport many star-shaped, colorful flowers when in bloom. Because there are so many varieties and types (many of which are native to North America), you can find a phlox for almost any garden. Truly, their versatility cant be overstated.
|Common Name||fall phlox, garden phlox, perennial phlox, summer phlox, and panicled phlox|
|Height||2 to 3 feet|
|Flower Colour||Mixed color|
Planting And Care
- Germination from large, easily handled seeds is rapid, and blooms should appear within a few weeks of sowing
- When you water allow the soil to dry somewhat between watering, then water well, then repeat the process
- Water at the base of the plant
- Sow them directly into the garden once the soil is warm, or start seeds indoors about a month to 6 weeks before the last spring-frost date
|Sunlight||Need lots of sunshine (at least six hours of direct sunlight) and do well with year round warm to hot weather|
|Watering||Water the first 10 to 12 days after transplanting bedding plants into the garden.|
|Soil||Though they grow in almost any soil, marigolds thrive in moderately fertile, well-drained soil.|
|Fertilizer||Use organic fertilizers|
Due to its variable height and colour is especially use for decoration and included in landscape plans.
There are no reviews yet.