Annual Phlox, Drummond's Phlox
Phlox drummondii 'Twinkle Star Mix'

Family: Polemoniaceae (po-le-moh-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Phlox (floks) (Info)
Species: drummondii (drum-AWN-dee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Twinkle Star Mix

Category:

Annuals

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pink

Rose/Mauve

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Coral/Apricot

Violet/Lavender

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fortuna, California

New Haven, Connecticut

Circle Pines, Minnesota

Canton, Mississippi

Conway, Missouri

Swanzey, New Hampshire

Averill Park, New York

Charlotte, North Carolina

Winnsboro, South Carolina

Desoto, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 30, 2012, makikofloraldesign from SILVERADO, CA wrote:

I found seeds of Phlox 'Starry Eyes', but "Twincle Star Mix'
seems more interesting. Where I can buy seeds?

Positive

On Jul 9, 2005, Zarebeth from Circle Pines, MN (Zone 4b) wrote:

One of the few plants I make sure to sow every year. The array of colors and flower shapes is amazing - it seems that no two are alike. It blooms starting early summer and continues all summer long. It likes full sun, but I have been successful with partial shade. It doesn't like being transplanted much so be careful with the root system.