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Phlox Drummondii

Botanical Name:

Phlox drummondii

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Although it prefers sandy, fertile soil, it can be established in a variety of well-drained soils, including alkaline substrates.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Annuals, Annual, Ground Cover, Native Plant, Herb., Herb

Lifespan

Annual

Plant Height

0-1 ft.

Flower

Flowers are trumpet-shaped with a short tube and 5 star-shaped petals in terminal clusters. It blooms April to June and occasionally again in the fall. Colors vary and the center eye is a lighter color.

Fruit

The fruit is dry and splits open when ripe

Benefits
Ornamental

Shortgrass meadow, Pocket prairie, Wildflower meadow, Garden

Attracts

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Solanales

Family

Polemoniaceae

Genus

Phlox

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