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Scientific Name: Phlox drummondii
Pronunciation: FLOCKS DRUM-und-ee-eye
Common Name: annual phlox
Family Name: Polemoniaceae
Plant Type: Annual
Key ID Features: Leaves opposite (lower) or alternate (upper), oblong to lance-shaped, clasping stem, up to 8 cm long.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Dense, Pendulous, Spreading, Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: U.S. - southwest (Texas)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Bedding plant, Container planting
Additional Info: Google
annual phlox
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Pinnate venation, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate, Oblong, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Ciliate, Entire
Additional Info: Upper leaves alternate, lower leaves opposite

Inflorescence Type: Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Salverform
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): White, Blue, Pink, Purple, Red, Violet, (petal colour often of two different shades or colours; many cvs.)
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May, Jun, Jul

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Bark or Stem Colour:
Pest Susceptibility: Mildew, ( Pest resistant, Deer resistant )
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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