Phlox drummondii 'Cherry Caramel'

A mix of coffee, raspberry and cream in this truly beautiful annual phlox, which lasts well over a week in the vase. More
175 seeds 153039 £2.25 In stock
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A mix of coffee, raspberry and cream in this truly beautiful annual phlox, which lasts well over a week in the vase.

It has spindly stems, so support as it grows. We grow this up through garlic chives as a sturdy frame.

Genus Phlox
Group/Species drummondii
Variety Cherry Caramel
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Phlox
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 50cm (20in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in early spring. Use a good quality seed compost, sow seeds at a depth of 1.5cm, keep the soil moist and pot on once seedlings appear (germination should occur within 21 days). May be sown direct where they are to flower in late spring.
Care Tips Keep deadheading to encourage further blooms through out the summer. Needs staking or growing up through other things. It looks brilliant in combination with garlic chives (Allium tuberosum).
Flowering July - October
Vase Life Reliable cut flower with no need for conditioning.
Harvesting Flower production: July - October
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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