Art Shades Mix Phlox Seed

Product ID:1934.541934

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Phlox drummondii

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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50 - 65 Days

Life Cycle

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

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.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
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Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Art Shades Mix Phlox Seed

Product ID:1934.541934

Fast-growing accent flower for bouquets and borders.

From our trials, we've selected the phlox varieties with the tallest stems and most desirable colors. Annual phlox produces charming and abundant blooms on branched stems. Ht. 20–26". Avg. 16,700 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Quick Facts

Latin Name

Phlox drummondii

Days To Maturity

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

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50 - 65 Days

Life Cycle

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

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Annual

Hybrid Status

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.

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Open Pollinated

Product Features

Product Features

Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
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Grows Well in Containers Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

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 4-6 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.

SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Phlox drummondii

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