Description For Star Phlox Mix Seeds
How to grow Star Phlox flower from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: Phlox is one of the most popular and favorite annuals grown for its brilliant display and long-lasting blooming period. This free flowering plant is easy to cultivate.
The flowers are delicately scented, with a wide range of colors such as pure white, several shades of pink, vermillion, crimson, violet and purple, and many are with contrasting ‘eyes’. Star Phlox has fringed flowers and pointed petals, giving the flowers a star-like shape. It is excellent for flower beds, borders and as cut flowers, and window boxes.
Botanical Name: Phlox drummondii var. stellaris
Common Name: Annual phlox
Plant Origin: Texas, New Mexico (U.S.A.)
Propagation Method: Seed sowing (Direct or transplantation)
Flowering/ Growing Season: Winter
Sunlight Requirement: Full sun (6-8 hours), Partial sunlight (3-4 hours)
Plant Height: 25-45 cm
Growing Method of Phlox Flower:
Planting Distance: The seedlings are transplanted 15-30 cm apart. For pot culture, 25 cm pots are used, and about five seedlings can be grown per pot.
Watering: Water twice or thrice a week to keep the soil moist.
Feeding: Star Phlox grows well in calcareous loamy soil, rich in humus and organic manure.
Plant care: Powdery mildew affects the foliage and tender branches, first appearing as greyish white spots and then spreads rapidly. Spray Fungicides: fungicides to control the disease.
Bloom time: The plant flowers after 3 to 3.5 months after sowing. Buy variety of flower seeds online.
Pinching: Tips of young seedlings are pinched off to avoid bushy growth and early flowering.
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||20 cm x 20 cm|
|Germination Time||Germination will take place in 10 - 12 days from sowing|
|Fertilizer||Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant. Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant.|
|Season of Sowing||Winter|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||18 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|