Cherry Caramel Phlox

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Cherry Caramel Phlox brings old-fashioned charm to the garden with a unique color combination of buttercream and cherry pink. Designers adore the antique coloration, while hummingbirds and butterflies delight in the sweet nectar. Large clusters of richly fragrant blooms atop long stems are ideal for cutting. Flowers over a long season from summer to fall. Self-seeding annual plant. (Phlox drummondii)
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Fragrant Flower / Foliage
Good For Cut Flowers
Good For Containers
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Great For Mass Plantings
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size18-24" tall , 9-12" wide
Bloom TimeEarly summer to fall
SizePlant - 3" Pot

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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Plant Information
18-24" tall x 9-12" wide. An abundance of blooms tops the branched stems of Cherry Caramel Phlox (Phlox drummondii). Petals emerge bone-white and shift to vanilla and caramel colors with age against the dark pink eye for a one of a kind display in mixed beds and borders. Plant along walkways or in patio pots where you can enjoy the delightful lilac-like fragrance. A lovely cut flower, harvest stems when one-third to one-half of the flowers are open. Cherry Caramel Phlox is easy to grow and blooms quickly in the garden. Plant in a rich, well-drained soil in full sun. Plants benefit from filtered afternoon shade in hot climates. Provide even moisture for optimum performance. Deadheading will prolong bloom period. The annual plants can reseed under ideal conditions, so allow some spent blooms to remain if self-sowing is desired.
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Item Package Size
Plant - 3" Pot
Common Name
Cherry Caramel Phlox
Botanical Name
Phlox drummondii
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink, Cream
Mature Height
18-24" tall
Estimated Mature Spread
9-12" wide
Growth Rate
Bloom Time
Early summer to fall
Planting Depth
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As
Potted Plant
Green, lance shaped foliage.
Soil Type
Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Well Draining
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Great For Mass Plantings
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
Neonicotinoid Free
Native To
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada

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