Phlox '21st Century Crimson'

A totally splendid container plant which just gets on and does it! Mix it with a dahlia (like 'Roxy'), a grass (such as Panicum 'Frosted Explosion'), or simply grow it on its own as here. More
5 seedlings 190288-5 £5.95 Delivery early April
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10 seedlings 190288-10 £9.95 Delivery early April
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A totally splendid container plant which just gets on and does it! Mix it with a dahlia (like 'Roxy'), a grass (such as Panicum 'Frosted Explosion'), or simply grow it on its own as here.

Genus Phlox
Variety 21st Century Crimson, 21st Century Scarlet'
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Border Position Container, Front, Indoor
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 20cm (8in)
Spacing 25cm (10in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting
Care Tips Deadhead to prolong flowering. Phlox grow well indoors or in shady positions. This is an ideal plant for a container pot. Keep the soil moist.
Flowering July - November
Harvesting Flower production 5 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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growing on me!

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Reviewed 12th June 2017 by marie ash

well my initial thoughts when they first arrived (in flower) was, urgh, how insipid! not so much scarlet as a washed out coral! however, as new flowers are opening they are, just about, scarlet. not with the vibrancy of the pictures on the website but just about passable.