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

Height: 45cm

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

Cost: £2.50

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