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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Plant - 3" Pot
Cherry Caramel Phlox
Early summer to fall
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Green, lance shaped foliage.
Average, Well Draining
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Great For Mass Plantings, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Easy To Grow, Good For Cut Flowers, Fragrant Flower / Foliage, Good For Containers, Deer Resistant
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer
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