Picked up one of these in mid May. Looked a bit worn but once I got it home and in a large pot this plant has performed well. Loads of vibrant red flowers and a sturdy build. Like most PW plants this needs minimal care; just water and fertilizer do the trick. Highly recommend.
Intensia® Red Hot Phlox drummondii
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
FeaturesI'll be your COLOR commentator.
Large, bright-red flowers on mildew, heat and drought tolerant plants.Continuous Bloom or RebloomerLong BloomingHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryDrought TolerantAttracts:ButterfliesNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:10 - 16 InchesSpacing:10 - 12 InchesSpread:10 - 16 InchesFlower Colors:RedFlower Shade:RedFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To Hard FrostHardiness Zones:10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageNeeds Good DrainageSoil Fertility Requirement:Average SoilUses:Border PlantUses:Edging PlantUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses Notes:
Great in landscapes with good drainage and in containers of all types.Maintenance Notes:
Self-cleaning, deadheading not necessary. This is not necessarily true of all Phlox.
Will do best in well-drained soil.
Rabbits may find Phlox very tasty.
An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.Intensia® Red Hot Phlox drummondii 'Dphlox911' USPP 28,127, Can 5,500
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Matthew Lamb, Maryland, United States, 4 years ago
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