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Drummond Phlox Seeds

SKU: AM015871
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Overview
One of the big highlights of Texas wildflowers. Short (About 1 ft.) lipstick red phlox that grow anywhere. Annual.
key features
Botanical Name
Phlox drummondii
Advantages
Native, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Naturalizes, Fragrant, Mass Plantings, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Growing Zones
Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Seed Life Cycle
Annual
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average
Mature Height
8-20" tall
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 1,089 sq ft.
1 lb covers 4,355 sq ft.
Bloom Time
Summer to fall

Description

This wonderful, short annual phlox species was discovered in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area by Thomas Drummond, an English plant explorer in 1835. It occurs in nature in reds, pinks and whites, but seed available for today’s meadows is usually all red. The native species has been hybridized heavily into a rainbow of various annual phlox colors. (Not to be confused with creeping phlox, a perennial species.) Drummond phlox today is established along sandy roadsides all the way from Canada into central Florida. A great meadow plant.