Growing guide

How to grow annual phlox

Flowering throughout summer, half-hardy annual phlox, Phlox drummondii cultivars and seed mixes, can add colour to borders and large containers. Alternatively, use them to fill in gaps at the front of your borders.

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Quick facts

  • A half-hardy annual that's good for bedding and pots
  • Enjoys a spot that’s sunny for most of the day
  • Flowers from summer until autumn
  • Sow in spring
  • Plant out in early summer
  • Water in dry spells
  • Deadhead old, faded flowers

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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