Spring Garden Tips

Annual Phlox

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Botanical Name

Phlox drummondi

Hardiness

Annual

Height

6 to 8 inches

Width

Up to 12 inches

Flowers

Summer to frost: white, pink, salmon, purple, yellow, bicolor

Light

Full sun to part shade

Soil

Moist, well-drained

Planting and Care

Space plants 6 inches apart

Problems

Leaf spot, powdery mildew, potato flea beetle, mites

Varieties to Consider

Globe Mixture - 8", compact

Twinkle - 8", smaller flowers with pointed petals

Dwarf Early Mix - compact

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