Phlox Summer-Long Light Blue Seeds

Phlox Summer-Long Light Blue Seeds

P. drummondi
Drummond Phlox, Pride-of-Texas, Texas Pride

Product ID#: RP3580-8512

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Good for Cutting
Growing Conditions Field Crop
Additional Characteristics Start Early for Transplants, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month May, June, July, August, September
Garden Style English Cottage, Romantic, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun, Partial Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 65 Days
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Tender
Plant Height 7 - 15 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Heat Tolerant, Well-drained
Plant Uses Fragrant, Wild Flowers, Sustains Beneficial Insects, Attracts Friendly Pollinators, Patio Container Friendly, Bedding, Landscape
Shape Filler Flower
  • 1 packet

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Phlox Summer-Long Light Blue, commonly known as Drummond Phlox, Pride-of-Texas or Texas Pride Flower is a delightful garden border planting that produces showy, sky blue-violet, star shaped 1" to 1.5" inch flowers with contrasting dark blue centers. This genetically compact variety is an optimal choice for nursery growers who produce pot and pack programs because of its uniform growth habit and earliness in the season. This well loved, showy cottage garden favorite has an intoxicating, fragrant, sweet-spicy aroma that wafts in the heat of a summer breeze making it ideal for container patio plantings, hanging baskets and window sill boxes. Plants grow 6" to 10" inches and although they have short stems, using Summer-Long Light Blue as a cut flower in small vase arrangements and nosegays remains popular. The species name of this plant is named for Thomas Drummond, (ca. 1790-1835), naturalist, born in Scotland, around 1790. For over 150 years drummondi Phlox has been gracing gardens around the world. Packet: 50 seeds.

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