Annual Phlox Seeds – Brilliant
A tall, upright cultivar, this Heirloom variety of Drummond Phlox has been a popular garden addition for decades! Featuring clustered blooms of soft, rosy pink with a deeper pink center, Brilliant prefers full sun and will grow to a height of about 2 feet.
Name:Annual Phlox Seeds – Brilliant
Botanical Name:Phlox drummondii
Light Requirement:Full Sun
Plant Type:Tall wildflowers with green stalks and pale pink blooms and red centers
Features:Open Pollinated, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Fragrant, Ground Cover, Container Garden, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Plant Height:Up to 18 inches
Plant Spacing:18 inches
Planting Depth:1/16 inch
Sowing Method:Direct Sow
Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
How to Plant Brilliant Phlox
This fragrant annual has been a popular garden addition for decades! It boasts colorful, clustered blooms and is an easy to grow pollinator attractor.
When to Plant Phlox Seeds
Sow seeds directly outdoors in the late fall or spring. Or, for earlier blooms, sow seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before transplanting.
Where to Plant Phlox Seeds
Phlox performs best in full sun or partial shade in fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Although it prefers sandy, fertile soil, it can be established in a variety of well-drained soils including alkaline substrates. Phlox are great in rock gardens, containers, and as ground cover.
How to Plant Phlox Seeds
If starting indoors, gently press seeds into the soil without covering. Seedlings will germinate within 7-21 days. If sowing directly into the garden, distribute seeds evenly into a prepared bed and rake into loosened topsoil. Keep seeds moist until germination. Space plants about 10″ apart.
How to Care for Phlox
Allow Phlox to re-seed to have abundant blooms in the following year. Trim back the plant after the first flush of blooms. Trim to encourage a second bloom of flowers.
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