Flowers Phlox Scarlet

Scarlet

Phlox Seed

Product ID: 1645

Vibrant red flowers on full bushy plants.

A classic garden annual, it is one of the most colorful for early summer to fall flowering. Quick growing makes them best for sowing directly into final containers or the garden. Also known as annual phlox. Ht. 15-20". Avg. 15,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/64 Ounce

$6.15
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1/32 Ounce

$8.20
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1/16 Ounce

$13.65
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1/8 Ounce

$24.00
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1/4 Ounce

$41.85
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-10 days at 60-65°F (16-18°C).

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): As soon as soil can be worked in spring. Cover seed with 1/8" fine soil. Darkness is required for germination. Thin when first true leaves appear.
Transplant: Sow 4 weeks before last frost, directly into final container or jumbo plug trays. Dislikes root disturbance. Cover seed, as darkness is required for germination. Carefully transplant outdoors when first true leaves appear.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Rich, moist, well-drained sandy soil.

PLANT SPACING: 8-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: 50% of the flowers are open.

USES: Tall varieties make excellent cut flowers, while shorter varieties make good ground covers. Container, edging, borders, and rock gardens.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Phlox drummondii
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
50 - 65 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets