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Phlox drummondii Buttons and Bows Series (Annual phlox 'Buttons and Bows' Mix)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.2m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phlox drummondii Buttons and Bows Series

Other names

Annual phlox 'Buttons and Bows' Mix

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

Buttons and Bows Series _ Buttons and Bows Series are half-hardy annuals with ovate leaves and terminal clusters of salver-shaped red, dark pink, pale pink, lavender, purple or pink flowers, some with a white eye, in summer until first frosts. Shows good weather tolerance and drought resistance.


Phlox drummondii Buttons and Bows Series is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Erect

Flower

Pink, Pale-pink, Lavender, Dark-pink, Dark-red, Purple in Summer; Pale-pink, Lavender, Dark-pink, Dark-red, Purple, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm Phlox eelworm

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Phlox drummondii Buttons and Bows Series (Annual phlox 'Buttons and Bows' Mix) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.2m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny postion

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Phlox drummondii Buttons and Bows Series

Other names

Annual phlox 'Buttons and Bows' Mix

Genus

Phlox Phlox

Variety or Cultivar

Buttons and Bows Series _ Buttons and Bows Series are half-hardy annuals with ovate leaves and terminal clusters of salver-shaped red, dark pink, pale pink, lavender, purple or pink flowers, some with a white eye, in summer until first frosts. Shows good weather tolerance and drought resistance.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Erect


Colour

Flower

Pink, Pale-pink, Lavender, Dark-pink, Dark-red, Purple in Summer; Pale-pink, Lavender, Dark-pink, Dark-red, Purple, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Phlox eelworm

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phlox drummondii Buttons and Bows Series (Annual phlox 'Buttons and Bows' Mix) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.2m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny postion

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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