Scientific Name: Phlox drummondii
Common Names: Annual Phlox, Drummond Phlox
A delicate annual, the Drummond phlox is a member of the very large Phlox family (Polemoniaceae). Drummond is a low, upright annual, growing 4 - 20" high, with its stems covered with sticky hairs. Flower is deep red and about 1" across. 5 petals surround the center. Flowers are distinctly numerous and grow closely together forming a loose terminal cluster. Prefers deep, sandy soils and is difficult to cultivate. Blooms February - June.
Bloom Color(s): red, white, pink, purple
Bloom Width: 1 in.
Foliage Color(s): Green
Plant Height: 12 in.
Bloom Period: February to June
Plant Family: Polemoniaceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
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