Phlox drummondii ‘Sugar Stars’
Phlox drummondii grandiflora ‘Sugar Stars’
Clusters of star-shaped flowers in shades of deep violet to a smokey lilac are produced in abundance from June through till September.
Plant type: half hardy
Site: full sun, partial shade
Plant spacing: 25cm
Sown to grown: 12 weeks
Approx seeds per packet: 200 seeds
Growing tips: needs heat to germinate and can be slow, pinch tips when plants are about 8cm tall to encourage a bushy habit.
Harvesting/Arranging tips: harvest when half the florets on a stem are open, cut low down to a side shoot to encourage continual flowering. The colouring has a beautiful antique quality and the form adds movement and airy outline.
Vase life: 7 days
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