Annual Phlox, Drummond's Phlox 'Watercolor Memories'

Phlox drummondii

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

Category:

Annuals

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pale Yellow

Light Blue

Bloom Characteristics:

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

Flowers are fragrant

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 15, 2005, BassetMom from Lomita, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

Flowers are a unique blend of earthy pastels and aqua shaded 1-1/4" scented blooms. It is reported to be exceptionally heat tolerant and drought tolerant (both important in NJ).

I grew this easily from seed and it transplanted beautifully.

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