Description For Phlox Seeds
How to grow 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.'
The large-flowered Phloxes are excellent for flower beds, borders and as cut flowers. The compact ones are grown in the window boxes.
Botanical Name: Phlox drummondii
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: 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 spread rapidly. Spray fungicides to control the disease.
Bloom time: The plant's flower bloom after 3-3.5 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 6 - 8 days from sowing.|
|Fertilizer||Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant. Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant.|
|Season of Sowing||September to January|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||15 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|